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New Britain Herald (Newspaper) - December 31, 1930, New Britain, Connecticut For All a Happy prosperous few year news of the world average daily circulation for by associated press new Britain Herald dec.week27th.ending l1du0dr acc established 1870 new Britain Connecticut wednesday december 31, 1930.eighteen pages Price three cents j ousted Smipman us fire Otto Couzens attacks Hoover s plan to blamed on Sparks at inquest today Youthful extortionist shot dead two companions caught by posse As they resist men in ambush lads Send threat letters to Wisconsin doctor order ing him to leave $10,000 in secluded spot victim reports to police 15 assemble to watch appointed place boy opens fire Bristol Handy Man s will leaves equal amounts to three religious faiths estate existence doubted two churches and synagogue bequeathed $3,000 each by Samuel a. Cortez relatives Cut off May contest Man not known to have Money hearing set for january 15. Einstein arrives at san Diego As girls Reet him scientist deeply touched by school children s display has Faith in youth those who based their reasoning on the will filed with the judge. Ten there were those who said that even if there were an estate Brothers and Sisters would contest tin. Will and last of All there were those who con tended without any hesitancy that Cortez did not. Possess the sum Nam. De in the will. According to the will film is r it to St. Joseph s Catholic Church corporation $5,000 to the Beth Israel Rifle shots killed Gordon Pope 15. His friends Douglas Parfitt 17, and Howard he Sturmark is were arrested after a Short Chase. Or. Finney who is a Well known physician received the letter Satur Day. was warned not to notify authorities but he gave the letter to sheriff Arthur Steenbock. An hour prior to the appointed time 10 30 o clock last night a posse headed by the sheriff and the physician Lay in hiding. Or. Finney Hud placed a Dummy package at the. Clintonville. Wis. Dec. 31 up an alleged attempt to extort $10,00 1 from or. W. J. Finney 52. Ended last night with the fatal shooting of a boy and arrest of two Youthful companions by a posse in am Bush. Or. Finney reported to the sheriff he received a letter directing him to leave $10,000 at a Fence Post on a lonely Highway. Fifteen residents of Waupaca county hid in shrubbery nearby. Three youths got out of an automobile and one of them startled by a movement in the shrubbery fired on the hidden posse. Answering resignation filed by Canto Marwit will leave congregation Breth Ren sons of Israel synagogue accepts new York Post members of jewish Community bid him Farewell at gathering on monday night has. Been Here for three years. Cantor Solomon Marwit who for the past three years has been can Tor at the congregation Brethren sons of Israel synagogue has re signed to take a similar position in new York Eily where his wife. Or. Esther k. Wilson Marwit is engaged in Public High schoo. Work. His resignation was accepted with regret at a meeting of the Board of i Cantor Solomon Makswit trustees last night. Plans Are being Complete for a Farewell party to be Given at the vestry rooms of the synagogue monday night the eve of his departure for new York. On that occasion Cantor and mrs. Mar a it will be presented with gifts in Token of the esteem in which they Are held by the congregation. Cantor Marvit is a native of Poland. received his musical continued on l a a two search in Pond fails to reveal death gun an All Day search of the Bottom of the lock shop Pond w hich was conducted yesterday by River a n Frank Luckingham failed to disclose any Trace of the death gun alleged in a signed confession to the police by Janu s Cannarella to have been tossed into the water of the Pond after he shot Tilmon Miner owner of the fraternal Bowling Al Leys on Arch Street. Hour after hour Luckingham plunged his Oyster tongs to the Pond Bottom Only to draw them Forth with no Trace of the weapon. Police stated today that despite the apparent failure experienced yesterday Luckingham is still confident that if the gun is there be will find it. Continued on Page two wants students Yale president urges free Gates for collegians scores lengthy trips or. James r. Angstl taps lengthy practice periods. Claiming they ate neither sport nor diversion Princeton Man Speaks. New York dec 31 up free Gates for students were advocated today by or. James a. Angell. Pres ident of Yale Fri Etsity in an address before tin National collegiate athletic association Here today. I have always hoped he said to see the Day when the student if he chose could see the games of his College free of this statement was taken to be something in the Way of a reply to the advocacy of free Gates for every one made recently by or. Nicholas Murray Butler president of Colum Bia University. Or. Angel did not propose How Ever making no admission charge to the general Public As or. Butler did. We All know the Story of Gate he said. They have built the stadiums to which on every saturday afternoon in the autumn thousands Are attracted to Tho so called institutions of frowns on travel or. Ang i scored the practice of playing Many out of town games especially if such games Call for a great Deal of it seems As though some teams spend weeks at a time on he said. On womb is How any boy after such extended travel can Ever aces Stout himself to the humdrum existence of remaining one whole week in one or. Ang it also scored the custom of holding unduly Long practice periods. said that no one could justify such Long and advanced practice on the ground that it is sport or diversion for it is tiie opening address was d Livre d by prof. Charles w. Kennedy of Princeton president of the association who asserted that there is no Panacea for College athletic Young threat writer under Bond of $1,000 boy who is said to Alae demanded cd is 00 of b. V. Jones to have hear Jig monday. Adam Zoslosky 16 years old alleged author of two letters to Baba y. Jones Market proprietor of 33 Myrtle Street Demandil s1 a on the first Day of the new year under pain of do e punishment pleaded not guilty to the charge of breach of the peae in police court today and through his counsel. Judge William f. Mangan was granted a continuance until next monday morning. Bonds in the Case were l Ted at a i i by judge m. D. Saxe. It is said that the Federal authorities May interest themselves in the Case As one of the letters was sent through the mails. I Clingan Republican Calls presi Dent s consolidation announce ment highly unethical Baltimore & Ohio head sees remedy in plans legislators says proposal will be pus lied through interstate com Merce commission by presiden tial influence despite Congress action to Susi Icid consolidation plans. Washington. Dec. 31 of presi Dent Hoover s announcement of an agreement Between Eastern Railroad a for a four system consolidation mob characterized today by chairman Couzens of the Senate interstate Commerce committee As most in the Michigan Republican had just conferred with Daniel Willard. President of the Hallimore & Ohio Road around which one of the four systems would be built. Approval Nessary Willard had expressed the opinion that unless the interstate Commerce commission approves the proposal consolidation will be impossible. said the scheme won Only slightly different from the plan proposed by the commission a year ago and was workable whereas the com Mission s plan was not. The plan would make Hie Penn of Elvania the Baltimore & Ohio the new York Central and the Nickel i late lines the basis of the four in dependent systems while the com Mission s proposal added a fifth based upon the Wabash and the Seaboard air line. No one wants a. Fifth sysum Willard said. In a formal state ent criticizing some of president Hoover s activities through commis Sions. Couzens said there is a rapidly growing Public opinion that the pr.e6idunt, the action of these Independent commissions my such opinion will not be dissipated by the issuance of the present statement of the trackage Issue 0ien Willard had revealed that the minor Point which has not been agreed upon by the roads involved n tile proposed consolidation and which has been h it for settlement by arbitration is in reference to package. Rights by the Penn Alvan Railroad along Lake Erie. said the disputed Point was not of great importance to the the Baltimore &. Ohio Willard said would retain control of the Western Maryland under the Mer ger plan. did not reveal the of Pluto consolidation plan in de ail. Senator Couzens statement Fol lows in part yesterday the president issued a statement. Supporting the plans for consolidation of the railways in offi i classification territory except new England into four Din rent systems arranged by the a presen continued on Page two building operations for year $1,500,000 report considered encouraging 739 permits issued in 1930 building operations in new Brit Ain during the year ending today represented approximately $1,500.-u0 building inspector a. N. Kuth error d said today which is encouraging considering the depressed condition of the times. There were 7ju permits issued the Cost being $910. 164. But thus figure does not include the Cost of plumbing electrical and heating contracts. Also. Inspector Rutherford pointed out the figures Given on the permits Are not always identical with the actual costs. The month of March was the heaviest o the year $185,300 Orth of building being sanctioned the Low Mark was made in to Briary when Only 34 permits were issued representing $ o,794. The report by months is As Fol lows january. 42 permits $23,403 i Briary 34 permits 320.1 14 March 79 permits $1s5,900 april. . Jills. 97s May. &3 per mits $94,205 june to permits $63,-90 july 59 permits $47,797 aug ust so permits $71,066 september permits 33,314 october As per mits. S2s.2s2 november. 65 per mits. $76,013 december $146,452. Total 759 permits $910,164. I i a 111.11 new Britain and i Init i circa Iii r cloudiness Al Lowed by rain or Snow late tonight or thursday not so cold tonight. Destruction of Hunters Lodge at East Otis investigated by Coroner two new Britain men victims of holocaust v. L. I Reston owner of place is belief Sparks from open top of Simiet Iron stove ignited building at Cost of four lives o Lvii Lenec of liquor found 1j j Olio. . Mass., it c 31 up eight v. It Nessus testified hero today Ai an inquest in connection with a fir which enveloped an Otis Camp in which in Connecticut Deer Hunt ers were sleeping on december 2s killing four and injuring 11. Among those who testified be rofl District judge Bart Bossidy Werg Fred Rick f c Preston of Salisbury corn., owner of the Camp and s att troopers John w. Collins and William b. Farron of the East Lea Barracks. Prep ton expressed the belief that i he fire resulted rom Sparks that out of. The open top of a Sheet Iron drum stove in the dining room. The state troopers in answer to a question from the court testified they found no evidence of liquor at the Camp. who perished in the Fira were Otto w. It Toner and Joseph Genni. Both of new Britain. Conn., and Thomas Hill and Daniel Riely both of Stilton. Conn. Judge Bossidy rescued decision. New Britain men testify four new Britain men subpoenaed to the inquest into the causes of the fast Otis Hunting Lodge Fira which claimed four lives testified at the Coroner s hearing today. They gave their opinions As to the Causa of he lire. Matthew Mazeika. To swell Vin cent. Howard f. Kiely and Joseph. Lorley were the new Britain Mea who offered testimony at the Heap firemen affected by burglar Gas tear bombs repel Meit fighting flames in Danbury Teri Thuiy dec. 31 to several ii Reim n were severely affected by tear Gas while lighting a fire in Tho jewelry store of w. T. Masson attain Street about Midnight last night. The store was equipped with tear Gas bombs As a Protection Ara Insl burglars. The contents of Ilie bombs were released when the firemen broke open the doors and windows of the store and the first men to attempt to enter Tho build ing were driven Back by Tho fumes tilt nature of which was not to them at first. The damage a 4 by the fire is estimated today at . While the flames were confined mainly to the Masson building adjacent business places had heavy smoke and water damage. The Interior of the jewelry store was wrecked and much valuable Mer Chandise ruined. The Large Stock of in the shoe store of Harry Markoff adjoining the jewelry store on the North was practically ruined r. N Al James f. Murphy s stationery store in the same building was dam age d by smoke and water. The bar Ber shop of Pasquale Mattone on the second floor of the Masson building was wrecked. Gnosis in Kiley s hotel adjoining in Masson building were driven from 1heir rooms by smoke and found Refuge in other hotels. Investigation today showed that the Fira apparently started from an Oil hear in the Masson buildup. Ford offers to Purchase discarded wooden Bridge Franklin x. H., dec. 31 Hnry Ford automobile magnate and antique collector today sought to acquire Tho Century old wooden Bridge Over the plemic Wasset River. F Ity officials considered a letter from it. W. Taylor Ford s representative in which inquiries were m e concerning the Price of the by. And information concerning its Ory. The Bridge will be replaced with a Mot irn Structure and its disposal has Obleni that confronted City of it was understood Ford intended Remhild the Bridge at i museum at Dearborn Mich. No her i tomorrow the Herald will not b published tomorrow year s Day. I of special to the Herald Bristol dec. 31 whether Cath 1 Olic and protestant churches and a1 jewish synagogue Here will receive $5,000 each As provided for in the will of the late Samuel a. Cortez or. Whether Cortez even had any Money to leave were Points of interest brought to the fore today when the will was filed for probate in the of fice of judge s. Russe Mink. Almost As soon As the will was filed three Camps made their appearance. In the first group were officials spread net for convict minimize report that girls had premonition of death Early arrest expected wife of former Missouri prisoner being held by county attorney claims she bought gun night be fore murder. Blackwell okla., dec. 31 j minimizing reports that Jessie and Mexia Griffith victims of a brutal Highway murder lived in fear for weeks before their death Kay county officers today cast out a net for Karl Quinn and i county attorney Bruce Potter expected Early arrest of the Man he believes shot and killed the school teacher sister s South of Tonkawa okla., Early sunday after attacking the younger girl Jessie 2 4. A Comrade of Quinn also was sought. The wife of the former Missouri prisoner was held Here. She purchased a gun and shells in Tonkawa saturday night the county attorney told newspapermen. Those girls knew no said the county attorney replying to re ports from Norman okla. Where Jessie was Public schools music supervisor to the effect the younger sister believed a Man was shadowing her. The crime was not premeditated it came about through a Chance meeting on the Highway. The Only motives were robbery and Quinn officers said has served terms for forgery and assault with intent to kill in the Missouri prison both crimes having been committed in Kansas City. Since. September he had lived at. Tonkawa. There county attorney Potter said his occupation was caucus sendoff concert for artists world and Jerome d. Rohm of the Herald Tribune arrived in full dress suits considerably confused the highly a ignited concert Hall of the Barizon Plaz a was tilled with an enthusiastic crowd of opera singers piano players Cornet its harpists and assorted string quartets. The musicians without exception were of a single mind. They were there to deliver poetic Justice. The program consisted of Brahm s variations on a theme by Haydn. As Chotzinoff and Bohm advanced with continued on two teacher is bankrupt and files petition assets partly Frozen total $21,660 and liabilities $18,822 according to information received today from the office of referee in bankruptcy Paul of Hart Ford. Mis. Margaret u. Broca of 16 Sheffield Street an Art teacher at the Washington school and president of the new Britain teachers club has filed a petition in bankruptcy. Her assets Are and her liabilities Are $18.s22.03. Of her assets $12,000 is in real estate and is among so called Frozen assets an item in the list of liabilities is $1,664 owed to the City of new Britain for fixes. The petition was Fil d by attorney Charles w. Tania loss of this City. Skating St to Lemma skating at All Parks. Young people always the same he declares scoffs at critics of modern younger generation famous mathematician la in l Railer than w Hen he left new York studying con stantly aboard ship various experts to take part in studies. San Diego. Cal., dec. 31 up Al Bert Einstein massive intellect of profound science arrived in Cali fornia today with a theory All May understand. has Faith in the youth today. Youth is always the same he said. Scon s at critics critics of modern youth were brushed aside by the professor who thinks in time far beyond the Ages Man is prone to conceive. Beyond All discussions of science and relativity he went into child ish ecstatic thrill As he gazed upon the regiment of school children in middies and skirt uniform singing to him from the pier. A Beautiful he murmured. Aeh he s touched whispered his wife the Frau Lisa. With beaming eyes and tremulous voice the professor turned after watching the band of a Hundred musicians and asked professional no school several voices replied. Achi admirable he murmured. Asked about youth then he was asked what he thought of the youth of today and suggestions modern youth has be come Wilder and has More liberties. smiled serenely and softly said nein youth is always endlessly the and he turned again to the rail of the Steamer which brought him from Germany. feasted his eyes on the exuberant youth singing and waving to him. The. Frau Lisa confided this was the greatest thrill of his whole trip. Prof. Einstein is even More frail than when he left. New York a couple of weeks ago for he has been working constantly since the turned northward from the Panama canal. San Diego relatively took a holi Day today. The regiment of High school girls in White middies and carrying three thousand poinsettias a band of 100 or More pieces and a mixed chorus of 75 voices were marshalled for the greeting at the pier. A tour of the City a Public recep Tion and a radio broadcast by or. Continued on rage two music critics get As they give new York dec. 31 up the music critics of the new York news papers gave a concert last night for the musicians of the town. The musician a according to reliable report got even for the Nasty things the critics have said about them during the last year. The concert was intended As a Benefit for the unemployed but it was doubtful who received the most Benefit. The. Critics it was received several cabbages and eggs. Deliver poetic Justice when Samuel Chotzinoff. Of the newbies to gather for Turkey banquet Herald carriers will have annual feast tomorrow afternoon adhering to a practice of Over 40 years the management of the new Britain Herald will be the Host to the newbies at a turkey., dinner with All the Side dish. Lie affair this year will be held tomorrow at o clock at the elks Hall on Washington Street. The first dinner Given in the late 80 a was sponsored by Robert j. Vance late editor of Tho Herald. The number of boys at tending at that time Ivas about 20. And the number tomorrow will be Over 300 from new Britain Bris Tol Plainville Kensington. Berlin last Herlin. Elm Hill Maple Hill. Forestville and new inulin. Within the list few y j Herald new sigh have Turtil Alkil their own entertainment the actors being picked by their Bud Dies after the feast. Many former newsboys now successful business the excessive skill in things electrical o John Armstrong i agon a Boe. A. Sophomore in the i United states naval read inv t Annapolis. My. Has r sullied m Bis enforced residual 10 from tiie mysterious tricks which cause the mis behaviour of an Elm i clock that regulates class hours an elevator Telephone Wir. S and omm c Al a tical apparatus were report ,1 to have Bren traced to Creon alter months of investigation he read my authorities. Ice cleaner drops into maws Pond country club worker and a i Chine break through ice Man finds water cold Tony Fararro lumbers out at shuttle Meadow skating Kink hut tractor is dec Tlell to Koeune too ii invention. Tony j i Burro forum of the working or a at the shirt la Mea Dow coif club and Val flood s ice cd Vanir machine i a Park in a a Chilly hath this morning about. 11 o clock. Tony of Perm in the a Parai us on Mason s von l. Part of which form a was r to m front of the Tift i k on tin. ik1 approach a Over a. Spring without w Arnin to machine w it through tiie in raring Tony with it. The Vanir Ai Point is about nine fed abut without much difficulty Tony was Able 1o r. To the Mir fact. Not so with flood s invention. The front of the apparatus was kept on the eds of the ice by Loans of the Clemi ing ripping. But t he Roar Ion d dropped Clear through to the Bottom. Tractor be sties apparatus unable to Deb a yay to bring stir ice Uick re it be longed. Me it to of the. Pans went in search of it s Nim and inventor. Flood order d a. Tractor used on the course to the pit and hitching lines onto the sunken machine a Lane Clear across tin Pond to the Shore was Cut through the pc and the apparatus of hauled in to Shor. Apparently none the worse. For its sub re ii. Tony upon Eijiu out of the. Water lost no tint 1 in poirig1 where conic nut i on l i two portable saw Flywheel kills new Britain Man Peter Wyska meets Willie visiting parents at South item Iliad mass. Peter ska a of Iii Eniy for the past few months was killed xtt4-Tla w Hen a Fly nil on a por Able saw Al w off and struck him in South , mass where he was visiting his parents during the holidays. Wyska. Apparently was sawing Wood with a few companions and was standing dirt a in tiie path of the Flywheel. Which was Loose Ned from the Axle by the momentum. died shortly after the Accident. was 01 years of ago and was employed in a local factory. You must be mistaken. There it is. Now if you will let my have a Dollar " sorry lady but that s no pack Ard. That s a t Cadillac and besides i Haven t a Well. Will. That s Loo Slid the lady As she Runi rinsed tenon h her handbag and produced a tiny pistol. Don t bother going Ine t Dol Lar. Just give me what you hav " so after neatly fold him Louis $9 and placing it in her handbag she tripped lightly out of the garage entered a Grey Sedan with red wire j wheels and drove Awa continued on Page two Rev. Or. S. G. Ohman sends 1931 greeting the Herald received a Cable Gram today from Rev. Or. S. G. Ohman now residing in a Kellcy the a Sweden extending the sea son s greetings. The message read Happy new year to you and my old dear Kev. Or. Ohman was for Many years pastor of the first lutheran Church on Franklin Square. Guatemala names president today or. Reina Andrade chosen pro Chacon friends resign new temporary Leader says he will Call election soon coup d lat tips eminent Vifot. Recognized by l let Cal slates. San Salvador Republic of Salva Dor dec. 31 p or. Reina Andrado was elected provisional president of Guatemala by the National Congress today following the resignations of president Chacon and general Orellana who assumed the presi Dency in a recent coup d eat Dis patches reaching Here said. To Call new election he said he would Call an election for a new president shortly. General Manuel Orellana the lib eral Leader who ousted the conservative government on 16, was notified this week that a would not. Be recognized by the United states. The action by Washington was in pursuance of a policy guided by the Central american treaty of 1s23, which binds the five Central american republics to with hold recognition from neighbouring governments which come into Power by revolution or coup d eat. The i United states was not a signatory to that treaty but always has been guided by its precepts. The Orellana coup took the form of a Brief revolt in which 57 per sons were killed or wounded and the government of Bauidilio Palma was unseated. Two of the fatalities occurred in a Duel Between col. Continued on Page two leaves school system to enrol in Convent miss Catherine Khan of Elihu Bur Ritt faculty to join sifters of mercy miss Catherine Egan of farming to n Avenue a teacher at the Elihu Burritt school has resigned to enter the order of Sisters of mercy in West Hartford. She is the daughter of mrs. Catherine Egan. Educated in St. Mary s school. Mount St. Joseph s Seminary and the new Britain state Normal school she has been a teacher for the past five years. There or. Walter has been an aide to the various presidents of the con Cern. Through him numerous improvements have been perfected in the Plant. For a Good number of years he was in charge of All of the buying for the concern and for the past 13 years he served in an advisory capacity. Expressions of regret were heard on All sides through the factory to Day As the news of or. Walter s retirement was received. President c. F. Bennett of the Stanley works in a statement today expressed deep regret that or. Walter had found it advisable to retire from Tho com an pc Henry s. Walter leaves s. R. & l. After 65 1 -2 years in its service flapper robs car Washer while he gazes in Awe at her Beauty after 65 u years of continuous service As an employee of the Stan Ley Rule &. Level co., Henry s. Walter of 24 Lexington Street oldest employee of the concern has resigned his position. observed his 8 2d birthday on december 15 by at tending to his daily duties at the factory. became associated with the company a month Afler Bis graduation in june. Lxi i. From the new Britain High school. After six years he was made assistant superintendent of tiie Plant and in 1s70 he was made superintendent. was a member of the Board of directors from 1885 until 19u0. Pm ring his Long term of. Service new York. Dec. 31 up Romance stepped into the life of Louis Boida car Washer in a Bronx Gar age today and flitted out again with his $9. Louis was standing and admiring some of his Handiwork when a smartly dressed Young woman walked in and asked Ever so sweetly Lias the Packard come in it Louis snapped out of his f Verie and promptly fell into another As he gazed at the fair visitor. Pm bus iness came before admiration with Louis so he answered sorry lady but. We Ain t got no then the vision pointed to a tar and said almost of Cage a sell

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