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Portsmouth Sunday Times (Newspaper) - April 27, 1930, Portsmouth, Ohio Weather Aln i Sig me sinner 36 pa0x8 today sire Tanilau Tmea. In St a imm. A pm life a min a pal la in Fen established 1652 pm hmm a Pip in Fen i Portsmouth Ohio sunday april 27, 1930 i a a k 11 Fefe t it my a t Chi blamed for pen today Bird and Hen. Deli nil lip my pm Quot a cruel a Ger Prince Hies Home by Arthur Brisbane copyright Imo. Kin feature. Btu. Us. In red Bank n. A Railroad station yesterday two Large Ria baskets and two pasteboard boxes with holes to admit air were ailed with Carrier Pigeon. A Railroad Man opened them. Freeing four a Down Bird. Quot i done to know where that come from where they Are going a my lie. A they Are often int Here to be turned Loose. I suppose they go Beautiful Birds descendants wild Rock pigeons found in Steep flew up in Boulder dam project is virtually assured Jujj contract for Rover signed by los Angeles blame delay for deaths in prison two Swiss Canyon groups and for More than ten bin ate circled round and round regaining their sense direction. Presently two flocks United flew off together Oyer roof 8. 8. Thompson general contractors building in a northeasterly direction. A they always go Oyer that building after they Fly around ten fifteen minute to make up their minds a said a bystander. Presently no Kwof Young humans released from their educational cues. Will be turned Loose in world. It will take them More than fifteen minutes to decide direction and Many will never reach destination. Some Day when men shall have lived Earth As Many million years As Birds Hare tired Bere they will in Iurii with direction my know to a sense which Way California City will distribute sixty four percent dams total Power now before Congress i looking after flying Birds Courtland Smit ii Auld i a Lindbergh must have in his brain knowledge that guides i it i Kul Gay two interesting men assistant Secretary Interior leaves with contracts for Washington. By wrist Brees l08 Angeles. April 26�? fifty year contracts with government for Purchase it Boulder dam electric Power were signed today by City Loo Angeles directors metropolitan water District and directors Southern California Edison company. Signing contracts which Call for delivery to three California groups sixty four per cent dams total estimated Power capacity 660,000 horsepower paved Way for immediate action by government for construction Mammoth project Northcutt Ely assistant to Secretary Interior will leave tomorrow by air plane for Washington with signed contracts Secretary la expected to take them before Congress immediately and request an appropriation for construction dam. Under terms contract government agrees to pay All costs installing 121,000,000 Power generating machinery. The two lessees agree to pay a rental in to annual instalments that in 60 year will mortise Cost equipment with four pen cent interest. Title to dam and Power plants will remain with to government lindber6h inaugurates mail route completes first leg flight to canal zone in two hours time huge crowd cheers Deputy Warden Woodward Ohio state Penitentiary at Columbus o., who told Board inquiry into recent fire in which 318 convict were killed that he believed they could All have been saved. Deputy Woodward testified that delay in unlocking cells was responsible for appalling death toll senator clams Hoover ruining u. S. Democracy Wen in new York where this is a rift i one a Frenchman who Adlet. I writings a Peiti Nax hat null it i it try in a and this country listen us few writers have done in last fifty yours. Amt i it ans that return from France r Quot in to amazed relatives about witness heard to be con Lack its water Tell them also that Sint against Lumbi co. Starts in Greenup court i Sonoh pet Tok. To Ltd w mild Nitt in Riun Are a very talkative lie surprised they who listens thinks Renirio Silat. Everything says Little. The. Other interesting personality Lotman Bitt Wuy to Europe was sir heart w. A. Deterding k. B. Cd lit in More than a k. B. Clas Beati tile Shell Oil company be a -1. It american Oil Industry More less its Bead. La looks something like Clemen very much like late judge Gary As an individual in business fighting Power combined Lell in. It in a ales United states he k a bigger figure in Oil Indium eluded saturday. Greenup. Ky., april 26.�?judge w. Cd Halbert held a one Day term circuit court today to Bear Case Thomas Demara Columbus against Russell lumber and Supply company. The plaintiff asks for firm to be thrown into bankruptcy appointment a receiver and Sale it property proceeds to go to stockholders. The trial started at 2 clock and was not finished by six when judge Halbert adjourned court until next saturday. According to evidence Sidney Boll Ironton bought business from Wheeler declares commissions autocratic inefficient and corrupt president blamed All Over world than any Clyde Turley Secretary and general a tic i Man. Sixty three years old he but a Ocean steamers and in sleeping cur. A a a a so Kun whence he came he said from Kettleman Hill Oil Field in that Field belongs to Standard ii California. A Wise Man visits his so Petigor. A a th., most extraordinary Oil Field in a world Deterding Calls Kettleman Hill lumping oat Oil that la almost pore k Ifo Iene. If Supply lasts geologists think it will there is affording f0 Deterding no possibility a a Igge rating value that Field. The Oil business is complicated. De Feni Hig expect to buy some surplus Kettleman Hills Oil Field run i in pipes to Oil Fields his that Are getting tired sluggish r i Kettleman Hill Gas Down in ground and use it to Force i Mal Oil supplies from old Wells. All men according to Deterding lid think More about getting i re a products from Oil less about increasing h Supply too abundant Bow. I fading has a new product so a Nile evaporating so quickly that my. Pm your Finger in it rapid would Burn a though Tny i bad put it in Bolling water. C repressed into two Small tanks that Oil product will heat and Light a a Pinarr Home for two months. A woman fifty years old formerly Arless murdered her Hest Friend a an Twenty years younger then Kil de herself. To police say a a jealousy. The woman according to their to it Bor. A invited older woman l tilted to some social function. Weather Outlook 0m< in partly Cloudy and slightly Ltd sunday monday time by Tennessee part r Cloudy with showers and slightly in West portion sunday Mon at showers. Con Muus �?weather Outlook j Ohio for week beginning hourly St beginning in Cen is <1 Southern portions about k. By Hiu Afan toward end be slowly rising temperature incest Cool weather la . Accompanying i Fjor let beginning week Central and so tithe in per shout wednesday. Manager. The plaintiff claims Deal was made without authority stockholders and that . Bull has paid $125 and $150 per month rent without stockholders getting their share. Demara said he had $5,000 Worth Stock and left bus certificate at office company bet that demand a was never Able to recover them. The Coart ordered Turley to produce certificates claimed by . Demara and Turley reported them in his Safe Deposit Box. Demark claimed Stock books and records Are also missing. Bruce and Bruce and t. E. Nickel represent Demara while d. E. Ernst Russell and j. A. Adkinson this place represent Turley. British Coal snip sinks after colliding with liner Only one member Crew is reported missing. By Tbs wrist fins Hamik by Germayn april 27�? american liner president Harding bound tor Hamburg and making for month River Elbe was in collision today with British Collier Kirkwood in a thick fog off Germany a dismantled Island Dor Tress Heligoland today. The Kirkwood 1,674 Gross tons went Down. Bot All Ber Crew with exception a fireman were rescued. The Firman is missing. Hie United states lines inc stated that president Harding had been Only slightly damaged and no one Ber was injured. She continued under Ber own steam toward Hamburg where there still was a dense fog. Graf Zub Terri traverses Democrat contends there is More unemployment now than Ever before by Assaria Brees new York. April 26.�?criticism commission appointed by president Hoover was voiced tonight by senator Wheeler Democrat. Montana in an address before a Tlona democratic club. A country realizes a he said a that we Ara Drifting from democracy and building in Washington greatest bureaucracy world has Ever seen. A it is autocratic. Inefficient and in Soma instances corrupt. Bat . Hoover seems Bent having Congress Delegate All Power cd feared it to commissions. A history la full instances a Wheeler said a which show chiefs government tampering with Berties people through indirect mechanism a Connell a commission who would hesitate to go to far in their own proper Persona. A obviously a commission appointed by president Over which he has fall Power appointment and direct charge la. Going to Register nothing but presidents will a we have had that experience with Tariff commission originally instituted a a fact finding body to advise Congress a to economic value items Protection transmogrified under Fordney be Cumber Tariff into a vehicle permitting president to alter rate set by Congress. Contending that there Are a More unemployed than at any time in nations history a Wheeler said Only thing done by administration to Correct unemployment a has been Ballyhoo ing by departments labor and Commerce. Plane carried heavy Load mail first trip to Central America. By a a fists piss Havana. April 28�?completing in two Bonn and three minutes first leg an inaugural air mall flight from Miami across Caribbean sea to canal zone col. Charles a. Lindbergh landed at Panama Airfield at 5 36 clock this afternoon. He took off from Miami at 8 33 p. In. And will leave Havana at Daybreak for Cristobal canal zone via puerto Ca Besa a Nicaragua where he will refuel. He plans to reach Cristobal at 6 p. In. Accompanying flying colonel today were Basil Roe co Pilot Sikorsky amphibian and Bert Den Ickey radio operator. The plane carried 41 pounds mail for Havana and 211 pounds for Cristobal pm. Lindbergh was cheered by a several Hundred cubans and formally welcomed by Enrique Soler y. Baro stats department at to Che. Ohio to be dark monday with eclipse s in by ass Trist Tress Cleveland. O., april 26-Mon-Day is going to be a fairly dark Day in Ohio. According to Advance notice astronomers there will be a partial eclipse Sun. Visible in All parts state. Another astronomical treat will occur sunday night when plan cts Mercury Venus and Jupiter will be visible just above spot where Sun has set Mercury is Seldom visible to naked Eye. The solar eclipse is set for 3 16 p. In. Monday afternoon. Those who fall to see it will have to Walt 40 years before they can see another and that will be visible in Florida Only. Waverly paper sold saturday Tonew group Republican Herald taken a Over by Cooper and Bond. Deal is Possession will for $20,000 i % be Given wa6es Mill Crews Are reduced 3,500 affects reduction is second within past four months by lib Siti it press Youngstown 0�?z april 26. A puddles and finishing Mill Crews working Nuder agreements amalgamated association Iron steel and tin worker will receive 29 cents a ton less a wages daring May and june As result it a decline from $1.06 to $1.80 in average Price steel bars per too pounds. The bimonthly settlement just effected by officials Union and representatives records second reduction in wages for Iron workers in four months. Tho wages Ara regulated by a sliding scale. About 3,500 Ani Ltd men Are effected by redaction. Quot is Elisteo Nilwon Aires incorporate As hew club Money has its drawbacks if name club indicates. Imes 6bmnan raids is ambassador Good will to British wildly greeted Cardington England april 26. A Graf Zeppelin first her Type and nationality to Cross English shores since German Airship rained bombs upon London daring world w called at this British Airship Center today and was fretted by thousands Persona. By to bassets Pun Springfield us april 26. A having a lot Money Mast have its draw backs name a Chicago dub chartered Here today Means anything. Disgusted millionaires club was name club provided for charter. The incorporator were state senator James b. Leonardo Daniel r. Alnico and John p. Campo none whom is reputed to be a millionaire it was said that world wary men great wealth Woald be enrolled As members for general improvement social welfare it a concerned. Widow fun producer will wed scree actor if wedding takes place she May lose Fortune. By to in wits Brees los Angeles april 20.�?mrs. Eleanor p. Inc 45, widow Thomas h. Inc Pioneer motion picture producer flied notice today intention to wed Holmes Herbert 47. Screen actor thereby risking possible Loes Ber share in her husband s $1,600,000 estate. Inc died november is 1924, leaving a will providing against mrs. Lace s remarriage tor seven years. His estate was left for division Between mrs. Lace end their three Soos. Just what will happen to estate if wedding takes place before seven years expire could not be determined today. A next monday no change in policies. Casseal to Tbs Tim Waverly o., april 26.�?an-noun Cement was made Here last night that John p. Douglas and Erwin 81glsmund, owners Waverly Republican Herald had disposed their holdings to William Cooper Procter Cincinnati and Charles a. Bond Columbo it was stated Here that consideration was $20,000. The new own Arn will take Over newspaper Plant monday. They announced saturday that Douglas and Sigismund Woald continue to operate it and there would be no Changa in Tbs present policies. Proctor and Bond have optioned 216 weeklies and Semi weeklies in Ohio it was Learned. Daylight savings starts wealthy woman plans Ocean hop i Many comes sunday army officer released Denver. April 26-major Chaa. A. Shepard 68, charged with Poison murder his second wife at fort Riley Kansas last june was released from jail today $20,000 Bond. Trial army officer has been aet tentatively for december term Federal District court at Kansas City Ken. A hold escaped convict Cincinnati april 26.�?georgs Mangan 32, Salesman Detroit arrested Here Early today and held for investigation was said by police to to wanted in Alabama where it was alleged he escaped from Kirby prison to december 1820. He was serving a term 18 to 20 years for psf cracking at time police said. Hour sleep will be lost As clocks move ahead. By Amin hit piss new York april Daylight savings a Boon to Day workers but still frowned upon in Rural communities starts officially at 2 a. In. To Morrow in cities 16 states in United states and 17 cities in Canada clocks will be turned up an hour throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island and in nearly every Day and town in new York new Jersey and Connecticut. The larger duties in Pennsylvania Chicago and suburban duties in Northern Illinois and Indiana and several Dale and towns in Maine also will observe Daylight saving time. Similar plans will be followed in part by Ohio Minnesota Wisconsin. Vermont Delaware Michigan and new Hampshire. To Here la another society woman who is planning a a flying trip Europe a and Abe really Means just that for Grace Lyon above million Alread aviatrix Long Beach n. Y., and san Pedro calif., has announced a be will attempt a trans Atlantic flight in her own plane next summer from Roosevelt Field Long Island to Ostend Belgium. She is to Fly a a pedal Craft thee la being built for her by Martin Jensen Well known aviator. Father i p. Falvey goes to Dresden Ohio Church writes thanks to his Many Good friends Here. The Rev. Father Leonard p. Fal try has been appointed pastor St escort win meet envoys London conference dirigible and three Battle ships await arrival. Washington april 26�? apr battleship Texas dirigible los Angeles and three destroyers have been ordered to meet Leviathan when ship returns to new York with United states delegation to London conference aboard. A 19 gun ambassadorial Salute will be fired by battleship in Honor secretaries Stimson and Adam. The Leviathan is Doe to arrive in new York tuesday. New York police. 6,000 them reviewed by taxpayers faces serious charge Cleveland o., april 26-obarged with using u. 8. Malls to defraud a Cleveland Bank $120,-ooo, Harold Sot Bern Toronto Canada sex president Gal Region lamber co., Alabama pleaded not guilty today and was Bald wider $17,500 Bond. Try att Trist pins new York april 26�?grover a. Whalen int Rod need his police department today to new York taxpayers to tones martial Musk. The whirring and popping motors clattering hoofs and Tbs rhythmic tramp thousands marching men. Six thousand Strong hat half it entire depart Awatt Polk marched a 5th Avenue this afternoon. While their commissioner wearing his famous top hat saluted thaw Snapp ily and nailed them proudly. With them they brought All equipment that has Bara introduced a Lac . Whalen took command air planes emergency tracks police dogs Jaunty tin hat for riot squads and Rifle regiment. Thousands new yorkers forming a Lane Tost extended fire Miles from Battery a Broadway and 5th Avenue to 72nd Street gave their approval to grins shouts and up it was new York s first Opportunity to get a comprehensive idea what commissioner Whalen had done to police department. All through last year a blk had Beard his innovations new wind breaker Caps new uniforms with Sam Brown baits and Roll collars for mounted and motorcycle men. Air planes. Old men retired Young men advanced. The Parade today it has been said. Was to a commissioner Whalen s Farewell gesture. For some weeks there have been reports that he is a Boot to go Hack to High salaried Job department store executive and that his resignation May be expected next week. Just for contrast there reached ahead these modern policemen a line men dressed in old uniforms it so years ago Grey helmet Long tailed Coats toasted a Billies a and Annas Charetini Dresden o., and Bas taken up his new charge which la 14 Miles from Zanesville. I father Falvey wishes to thank Sisters nurses and staff doctors Fra their countless favors and kindness to Bim during four and half years that bes was chaplain mercy Hospital. He says a i wish to thank monsignor John by. Mcgurk whom i assisted As assistant priest for past four and enc half years and father t. A. Goebel for kindnesses and assistance in countless ways. Words Are not at command to thank Good people holy redeemer and St. Mary s churches for ill they have done for me during my stay in Portsmouth. I thank people Portsmouth especially lion Catholic Good people who did everything in their Power to help investigation 0f unemployment up to Congress Lan makers Penitentiary head declare he did All possible to Avert disaster prison overcrowded survivors declare Thomas was brutal Warden de common 6rave holds unidentified fire Demi forty six caskets lowered As Farewell to victims. By wrist Brees Columbus. O., april 26�?Only Small White crosses from which peered prison numbers set at regular intervals Over a common grave tonight naked final resting place unidentified and unclaimed dead Ohio Penitentiary disaster. I fresh turned Earth moist beneath Cool Spring night packed together 46 caskets in three separate cemeteries Here. In a St la a cemetery Lay bodies is protestant den6 in it. Calvary cemetery 12 Cath Otic deed were interred while in Eyer Green cemetery Lay three negroes shortly after Dawn today Curt Ous throngs who came to witness state my a Wistful Farewell to last tie Tims its greatest tragedy began to gather. As Day wore . Almost 2.060 persons massed bark rom its drawn by soldiers and sailors. $150,000,000 in appropriation Bill to remedy jobless situation Tariff is slate appointment associate Justice is also up for consideration to wrist a inn Washington april 26con Gre a tidily contemplated one its Limies weeks session a preparations went Forward to consider unemployment Parker Nomine thou and Tariff and programs for two three far reaching Bena trial investigations. With immigration restriction leg Marion regarded As sidetracked until next december Senate will take no late monday nomination Federal judge John j. Parker North Carolina to be an associate Justice supreme court and a bitter contest in right. Before reaching second Hoover appointment to highest tribunal initial debate will be started Wagner Bill to authorise a 16 1.008, 008 Long Range program to remedy unemployment this Bas been made Senate a unfinished business. Miscellaneous measures will take up time House until thursday when Tariff Mil conference report la scheduled to consideration. It is estimated that three four Days will be required to dispose report. Another conference Tariff is expected before Senate Acta and chairman Smoot finance committee expressed opinion today that would he at least june i before Mil could he made ready Fra action by president. All Public holdings i Ohio to have inspection Tim get i laugh. State fire marshal orders a search for fire hazards by wrist Brees Columbus. O., april 26�?stat fir marshal Bay in oui announced today that bus office to co operation with an inspector from state commission Industrial relations will brain next week a Complete inspection a Public buildings in Ohio with respect to fire hazards Protection and safety requirements. Gills inspectors will devote their time to fire hazards fire ears pee and Protection from fire. Industrial inspectors will Survey buildings with respect to safety inmates and employees from injury and death. Plana for Survey were announced after a conference it Albert d. Harris Deputy stat fir marshal and hat amp Griswold director Patella welfare. Three lawyers sentenced to prison for bribery charges result from probe a a Hung jury in trial by wrist frees new York april 26�?three lawyers convicted three weeks ago charge growing out investigation into a a Hung jury la Utah Lead mall fraud Trail were sentenced to Federal Penitentiary at Atlanta today by Federal Jade John c. Knox. Arthur n. Sager former circuit attorney St Louis and later an assistant United state attorney general received a two year term for each three counts which he was convicted first two sentences to run concurrently and third to be suspended during Good behaviour Joseph Simi Leek and Edward h. Reynolds who were convicted Only conspiracy Hager was convicted also by Long a jury were sentenced to two years and tighten months respectively. Nies charges Columbus a apri a accused brutality by some prisoners under his care and threatened with suspension because holocaust that smoked out lives 328 men. Warden Preston e. Thomas Ohio Penitentiary reappeared today before governors investigating committee and blamed Ohio a legislature for his plight convicts who lost their Uvea when fire and smoke swept through g and h cell blocks last monday night were quartered in one fire traps which states Law making bodies for twelve years have refused to remove he declared. Ohio prisons Are flooded with convicts far beyond their capacity to canse state has refused to build new ones and minimum sentence Law which general Assembly enacted in 1821 Over bus objection Are keeping them full he said expresses sympathy with an expression a Heartfelt sympathy for relatives and friends those lost in Ara Thomas told investigator that he had Dona everything humanely possible to prevent such a cat ast rope. It was a double tragedy he said tor it caused More suffering outside prison Walls than it did within. A few Days ago Many Tbs 4,800 prisoners still in Penitentiary were clamouring for wardens Scalp. In a state open revolt they broke Locka their Cella Tath Idle House took Possession cages and demanded Warden s removal before they would a quieted. Arose brutality fire survivors went before investigating committee and told its members that convicts despised Thomas. They accused him brutality. They boldly declared that they had organised a a passive real stance Campaign against him. They declared they would refuse to work obey orders their guards. Thomas remained silent through most it while prison officers and others under Bis direction calmed unruly mob. The prisoners Are still in a state a passive resistance Bot they have ceased creating disturbance. When investigating committee closed its inquiry yesterday Thomas requested that he be permitted to Tell bus whole Story and investigation was reopened for Bim today. He offered several witnesses to refute charge that he had countenanced brutality and then launched into a full account his administration a Warden. His son. Don Thomas a Dayton attorney sat with investigators to ask him questions. A in 1013 governor Cox told to to make Ohio Penitentiary beat prison in country a to said. A i replied to governor that it was impossible with material and equipment that existed. Plans were made under Cox to build London prison farm but legislature shelved them because it though Wrork could not be Dot # with convict labor. To prove that Tbs legislature was wrong farm was completed by work convicts. For twelve years i import Ned Legislatures to provide Relief As prison population grew but it Baa Only been recently that they listened to me. I have always protested banding anything but fire proof Ririe Turkesi when state constructed Junction City prison Brick Plant argued and pleaded for fireproof bindings. Bat they did t want them. And what was Tbs result nine were burned to death to a fir there two years ago. Warned legislator i persistently called attention Legislatures to firetrap maintained at our prison Inri Lintl Yea Warden they told me we it and Wostl try to help you a they always went away without doing anything. Many occasions i have recommended additional prisons none Ever were provided. In 1921 general Assembly increased minimum sentences statutes to provide sentences to to 16 years instead i to is years for robbery i told them that passage that Law would make prisons More crowded than aver. Aad it Baa. I have recommended that prisons a built especially for unfit Fra those whose mentality and attitude should segregate them. This to class that causes All trouble viscous anti social class. A notwithstanding All this we Era tinned to be criticized barn aaa a Many prisoners were being pardoned when institutions War no whore capable holding them. A at last meeting it amt lean prison association a Resolution was adopted declaring that and tsar should Boose More than 1200 inmates. I had 4308 at time it Fen earlier in Day before mar a rape it Lon a Quot by Den went before committee f activity i among eat it was a general wave i state officiate for improve prison conditions in Ohio. State Booster Pant m. Sent a latter to governor Gasper Anta a Anttoni Vergn i

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