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Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - March 21, 1927, Sandusky, Ohio GOOD EVENING THE STAR SUPREME THE WEATHER OoWer Monday night with light rain or snow flurries, Tuesday partly cloudy. TONIGHT Movies-Page 2. Today's Radio-Page 12. NEWS HIGHLIGHTS. . SANDUSKY AND VICINITY Spring arrived but freezing temperature expected here. Rains cause high water level at Fremont in river. ' Men arrested for school house vandalism. Mrs. John Quinn died suddenly. JOURNAL IN ITS EIECD SIXTIETH YEAR. 12 PAGES SANDUSKY, OHIO,, MONDAY, MARCH 21, 1927. DAILY S CENTS SATURDAT S CENTS NUMBER MOBS RIOT AS CANTONESE TAKE SHANGH * * * * * * * *  * * *       GENERAL. NEWS Shanghai taken by Cantonese and riota are in progress. U. S. marines landed. Floods over Ohio and states west. Snow in Chicago. \yoman tells of friend killing her husband in New York. U; S. Bupreme court rules Earl 'Carroll must serve pen term in wine bath', case. FLOODS OVER OHIO AS HEAVY RAINS SWELL RIVER BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lorenz, Jay-st, a son, at Providence hospital. DEATHS Mrs. Catherine Koegle Quinn, BO, 315 Hancock-st. LATE NEWS FLASHES I. CHICAGO, March 2f-Trial of 79 furniture manufacturing corporations and 57 individuals, of-, fioers of tho corporations, on charges that they violated the Sherman anti-trust law by fixing furniture prices was de- Glared a mistrial here today after jurors had debated the verdict for 96 hours. Federal Judge Georg* A. Carpenter dismissed the Jurors, who had listened to ' evidence for two months, when It became evident they could not. reach an agreement. '> WASHINGTON, March 21- i Harry F. Sinclair, . millionaire [ oil man, convicted last week for I contempt of the senate, because ! of refusing to answer oil investl-i. gatlon committee questions in ) 1924, today filed in the disti-ict supreme court a motion for a new trial. He cited 20 alleged grounds for granting the trial. EARL CARROLL TO SERVE PEN TERM IS COURT RULING !U. S. Supreme Justice Upbold Verdict In Wine Bath Case In New Yorli. U. S. MARINES LAiED; SETTLEMENTS ENACED; EIRES START Troops of Several Nations Behind Barbed Wire Barricades Watch Idle Chinese Gather As General Strike Is Declared and City Celebrates - State of Emergency Declared and Native Police Fire On Mobs Tryi ng To Keep Order. . BULLETIN SHANGHAI, March 22-(12:10 a. m.)-Casualties on the first clay of tlie Cantonese occupation of Shanghai totaled 14 foreigners and 200 Chinese. One Punjabi, Britisli Indian soldier was liillcd, and four Punjabl(^ were wounded. Four white British soldiers were wounded. One SUih, British Indian, policeman, three special policemen and one Japanese were wounded. By FRANCES MISSELVVITZ, (United PresB Staff Correspondent.) SHANGHAI. Mar. 21-Shanghai, the native portion of which today was captured by Cantonese troops, was the scene of widespread riotry this afternoon with incendiary mobs of strikers poining nationalist soldiers in Tictorious glee. Fire, turmoil and death followed BY HERBERT LITTLE, (United Press Staff Corriespondent.) WASHINGTON, March 22- Earl'Carroll must serve his sentence of a y^ar and a day in Atlanta prison for perjury, the United States supreme court de-tided today. Petition of the noted New York show producer for a review of the conviction resulting from a grand Jury investigation of Carroll's famous bathtub party on his theater stage was denied. . ' Chief Justice Taft announced the Carroll decision without comment, in the course of nearly two score eimilar' orders denying appeals for review. The decision, ending all hope of Carroll's escaping the sentence, except executive clemency-was announced Just a week after Carroll's petition was formally presented to the court. SPRING IS HERE WASHINGTON, Mar. 21 - Spring officially arrived at 9:58 a. m. today, according to the naval observatory here. The weather bureau predicted for today a cold wave in the east the middle Atlantic and Gulf states with snow for interior New England and New York. Out of the west and middle west came report* of snows and floods respectively. In Washington and further south, blossoms are out. The White House lawns are fragrant with the blooms of a dozen magnolia trees while a circle of red crocus lends a touch of color to the greening grass. Big News in Ohio Towns NEWARK. C-The trial of Mayor W. H. Stevens, on charges of solicit-yig a bribe in connection with the purchase of traffic light signal's for this city, was opened here in common pleas court today. GALLIPOLIS - Adolph M. Mink, 61, church deacon.and retired hotel proprietor, was sought by police today after being missing from his home since last Thursday. In a note to his wife Mink said he would never return. He took with him $20,-000 in cash and bonds. .. CIRCIjEVILLE-Ernest Eschman, night watchman, was drowned at AshvlUe, when he attempted to clear drift , from false work in Walnut creekl He fell into the stream by accident. His .body has not been recovered. WEIXINGTON-The body of " an unidentified man, believed to have committed suicide, wa.s found in Wellington creek near here. He had boon releajsed from ' �the city prison Friday night but records there failed to establish is identity. - COLUMBUS-Olgar J. .lasper, 62, died In a hospital here four days after he shot himself in a suicldeat-. jtempt. Ill health caused the. act. MAIESIANDEO ONLy TO PROM CITIZM y. S. America Intervened in China Only When Consul General Reported Emergency Existed. WASHINGTON, Mar. 21-The (Jnited States has intervened in tlie Chinese civil war situation to protect five thousand American citizens endangered at Shan-gliai. After weelts of watchful waiting, 1,500 United States marines were landed In the internatldnal settlement of that city today with orders to protect their compatriots and American property at any cost. Officials here, commenting of the report of the landing sent by Admiral C. S. Williams, explained that this emergency action was taken up oi), appeal of the American consul general at. Shanghai following declaration of a "state of emergency" by the Shanghai municipal council. An Americai^ is chairman of the council. ^ "On Tlie Job." SHANGHAI, Mar. 21, 11:10 p. m. -United States marines were billeted in Shanghai tonight ready to cope with any situation resulting from the capture'of the native city by the Cantonese nationalists. The '1500 Americans were divided into eight units. Patrols were guarding the power plant in the Yangtze-Poo area, which was conceded to be- the most dangerous in Shanghai. "Tell the folks at home that we are on the job." Colonel Hill, commanding the marine unit, told the United Press tonight. "We are happy that we are landed and we are eager and ready to do our utmost to protect American.s." The international settlement and the French concession became quieter toward midnight tonight. The (Turn to Page 6, No. 4.) THEATER SEATS Completely Sold Out as a result of the following little ad: FOR SALE-Collapsible theater seats, suitable for any public place, waiting, room, or small shoe store. Very reasonable. Will sell twelve or smaller quantity. Must sell at once. Pietschman Shoe Store. 417 Tiffin Ave. Mr. Pietschman always was a firm believer in Star-Journal advertising in selling shoes. He now believes that Star-Journal Classified ads will sell must anything that is still useful, bemuse of the wonderful results he received. Just ask him. If you have somctliing to sell ai)d want to do it in a hurry, try a .Star-Journal Want Ad. CALL MAIN 28 FOR QUICK RESUl,;TS the Canton troopers Into the city, while 'foreign soldiers and sailors, including United States marines, guarded a tense foreign settlement from invasion. Can soldiers killed one Brit-ish JPunjab soldier and wounded another on the Szechuen road, outside the foreign settlement, but on settlement property. Native police fired on mobs, which burnfed the police station, captured five others and were repulsed when they attacked two more. A general strike was declared an hour after the southerners took over the city, and a state of emergency was declared soon .afterward. U. S. Marines Landed. United States marines, heretofore kept aboard warships except for brief marches through Shanghai were landed in force early in the afternoon, and joined the British. French, Japanese and Italian troops, in guarding the settlement, which was protected by barbed wire entanglements, pointed stockades and sandbag breastworl?s. Volunteers were called out to^ help protect the settlement. Four thousand Chinese gathered along 'Ward- road in the Chinese section late in the afternoon, and" the crowd was reported increasing. It was understood a parade of all strik ing workmen- was planned- Industry throughout Shanghai was paralyzed. Capture Is Sudden. The capture of Shanghai came suddenly at 11 a. m. Even after the northern defense crumbled at Sun Klang Saturday, it was hot believed the southerners could .capture this rich seaport within three days. But the heart was out of the Chang Chung Chang troops defending the city, and with only desultory resistance they dropped back mile by mile all day Sunday. Even this morning, with the guns sounding closer and closer, it was not b?lleved the city would fall before tomorrow. United States marines In full kits, carylng arms and wearing metal (Turn to page 6, No. 2.) Map of Shanghai Captured Monday m AND 4. /.'tel Blanchard River Is Wearing the Flood Stage of Tfe^ Scioto and Oientangy At Columbus Out of BsMt and Other Sections Report Roads Covered^ and Autos Caught Although No Casualties Are Reported In State. A close-up map of the city of Shanghai is shown, indicating location of the French (1,) British (2) and America*! (3) settlements. These set tlements have been heavily garrison ed by the foreign powers; Shanghai is built on the Whangpoo river, which runs north into the Yangste. UGOMIAMAY SAYS FORD KNEW NOTHING OF HIS SAPIRO CAMPAIGN Editor of Dearborn Independent Declares Auto Maker Was Not Consulted In Matter. By M. D. TRAC�, (United Press Sitiff CorreHpondciit.) COURT ROOM, DETROIT, Mar. 31-Henry Ford's paper, the Deat-born Independent, started its campaign against the "International 'Jew" and denounced Aaron Sapiro as an agent Qf a "band of Jews" exploiting Amei--., lean farmers, without consulting Ford. William J. Cameron, editor of the Independent, testified today. He said he had never discussed the matter with Ford when the Independent began, its campaign. Cameron was resuming his testimony in the Ford-Sapiro million dollar libel suit on trial here. During the course of argumjents by, attorneys, William Henry Gallagher, representing Sapiro, revealed that he proposed to go Into the matter of how wealthy Ford may be, as a factor in determining the amount of damages Sapiro might be entitled to. He also declared he would prove malice on the part of Ford, If Ford's fortune is investigated deeply, interesting evidence as to how much more than a billion .dollars the world's richest man may have, i,s expected.- The so-called "Jewish issue" shunned so assiduously by the defense (Turn to Page 3. No. 8.) BROTHER OF REV. WONDERS IS DEAD Young Navy Medical Officer Was Injured In Auto Accident At S�in Diego, Cal. Lieut., Max Wonders, a brother of the Rev. Donald Wonders of Grace Episcopal church, and a medical officer in the U. S. navy, died In San Diego, Sunday morning, of serious Injuries suffered in an automobile accident. The Rev. Mr. Wonders, who received word of the death following the church service Sunday morning, lett at once for Omaha, N^b., where his father and mother reside. Nothing is kn6wn here of tho funeral arraangements. The family formerly resided in Bellefontaine, 0. Lieut. Wonders was 28 years 6C age. He was married in September, last his young brid|e surviving blm. Situation in Balkans Somewhat Strained Because Of Rift Between France-: and Italy. PARIS, Mar. 21-Jugo Slavia is willing to submit-the Albanian crisis to the League of Nations, 0spatches from Belgi'adc reported today. Dispatch of an international e.\-pcditionary force, under league auspices, to Albania to maintain peace in that county, would be approved by Jugo Slavia, it was understood. Foreign Minister perltch, of Jugo Slavia assured Britisli Minister Ken-hard and Italian Minister Bodrero at Belgrade that Jugo Slavia would keep tlie Balkan peace at any price and denied an Albanian revolutionary plot had been organized in Jugo Slavlan territory. The situation was complicated by the somewhat strained relations between France and Italy, growing out of Incidents along the border in the last year. iTrance was known to be sympathetic with Jugo Slavia in her desire to limit Italian Influence in the Balkans. FREIGHffRAFFIC ON GREAT LAKES EXCEEDS RECORD Figure Is Eight Ali'lion Above 1923 Says Lalie Carriers' Asso. Report. ^Daddy^ Browning Wins Separation; No Alimony Awarded to 'T^aches^^ BULLETIN COLUMBUS, March 21-"AVe have sent warnings to all towns in lower portions of valleys of Oiiio rivers that they'll have a flood witliln 24 hours," Weatiier-man Alexander said today. "Most of the upper portions df the valleys already are flooded. But in no part of Ohio will the flood bring any disaster." WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., March 21-Edward West Browning, 52-year-dld niiliionairc and dabbler in Cinderellais, today won separation ^il.roin Frances Peaches Heonan the girl 36 years his : junior, Whom he married less than a year ago. The decision of Supreme Court Justice A. H. F. Seeger, before whom the sensational trial of the suit was held, was filed In the Westchester-co court, where "Daddy" Browning and his plump bride came on Jan. 24, to begin the airing of their sometimes funny, frequently , vulgar, marital difficulties. Justice Seeger dismissed Mrs. Browning's claim and ' awarded Browning an absolute separation. Mrs. Browning was given no alimony and her cross complaint against Browning was dismissed. INS TWO ems AND ALLOWS m By GEORGE H. MANTs^ING (Washington Correspondent of tlic Star-Journal) W.'VSHINGTON, D. C, Mar. 21-Freight traffic on li>e Great Lakes broke all previous records in 1926, amounting to X'4i,'4�9,au:! net tons, a iiguro 8,000,000 tons liiglier than the (ireat Lalics freight movement in 1925, and 260,000 tons higher than the 1923 record. This growth in Great Lakes freight traffic was revealed by ihc official report of the Lake Carriers' Association forwarded to Chairman T. V, O'Connor, of the United Stales shipping board, and made public today. Tlio total number of vessels operating as cargo carriers on the lakes was increased from 753 to 75.") during the year, and the capacity of the total climbed from 4,322.317 .gross tons on January 1, 192G, to (Turn to Page 6. No. 7.) Governor Says "Too Many Holidays" but Makes Armistice Day Legal^Op-poses Emergency ' Clause Again. COLUMBUS. JIar. 21-Gover-*nor Donahey disposed today Of four more acts passed by tlie general assembly on which the day period for executive consideration elapses at midnight tonight. He signed two of the measures and decided to let the other two become law without his signature. The Roberts-Koifer act, making Armistice day, Nov. 11, a holiday, (Turn to Page 6. No. 6.) Two Killed By Train At Different Points MARTINS FERRY, C, Mar. 21- .\ Wheellng-Chlcago passenger train killed two men at different pointa in Bolmont-co today. Both victims were coal miners. Andrew Changel, 45, was killed at Georgetown While enroute home from Beilaire. He was run down by the train as he was emerging fronfj a tunnel. HLs hat was found on the pilot of the locomotive at Newark, 100 miles away. John Kovel, 40, of Warnock, was killed at Glencoe. The train crow waa unaware of the accident, Kov-el'a body being found after the train had speeded on. What Would YOU Do With a Million Dollars? It's'an old question, long discussed, but it provides the theme for the Star-Journal's new story, "Daughters of Midas." There is thrilling romance in this story of three department store girls suddenly elevated to luxury. Read the first installment of "Daughters of Midas" It's on Page 8 of today's Star-Journal. HUBBY T WIRE Henry Judd Gray Held After Albert Snyder, Art Editor, Found Strangled Following Party. NEW �ORK, Mar. 21-Mrs. Ruth Snyder admitted todayt hat her husband. Albert Snyder, art editor of Motorboating, had been murdered by Henry Judd Gray, a friend of Mrs. Snyder's, Police Commissioner McLaughlin announced. McLaughlin's statement came after Mrs. Snyder had been under almost constant questioning since her husband was found dead in their Queens village home early yesterday, a stout piece of picture wire twisted around his throat. Neighbors of the Snyder family said the wife and Gray had been friendly for two years. After Mrs. Snyder had told her ^tory, two detectives were sent to Syracuse, where Gray, a salesman for a Rochester corset firm, was said to have fled. Gray was arrested by Syracuse police in the Onandaga hotel, and held pending arrival of New York officers. Mrs. Snyder was alleged to have said: That she, her husband, 4nd their nine year old daughter Lorraine, had returned from a card party at 2:15 a. m. yesterday finding Gtay in the house. After her husband and Lorraine had retired Gray and Mrs. Snyder were left alone and they talked for 9omo time. Then, after Snyder was asleep, she charged. Gray went to his room, (Turn to Page 6. No 5.) GUARD WOUNDED PRISONER AT PEN COLUMBUS, March 21-With the weather banl chanting for more water prospects of swollen streams and submerged areas over Ohio were imminent today. Reports from over the state indicate precipitation the last two days has been unusually heavy. The Oientangy river was turbulent and the Scioto recorded a rise of 3.6 from 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. yesterday. Red lights hung out by police warned motorists of impassable highways in many places, while several creeks were out o� their banks. Bus service had not been suspended, although lengthy detours were necessary over some routes. Duck creek threatened the Marletla-Cambrldge-rd. Autolsts were detourlng from Gallon -io.Bucyru3 and-south to avoid high water. Isolation was feared for sections about Lima and Flndlay. The seasonal rains were especially severe early Sunday and Jn Cleveland storm sewers were clogged by the rush of water. Hundreds of dollars In property damage resulted and streams and the creeks were sent to the brink of their banks. Fireman Is Saved Prank G. Conrad, fireman, was swept into an open manhole in Garfield Heights when the high waters raced down. Three other firemen rescued him from drowning. Scores of automobiles were stalled In many sections by the rain, the high water and mud. Electric light service in the Berea urea was interrupted tor avt hours when Tinkers creete; flowed and carried out a seotlor the main power line. " The south section of IJelphoaiilJ under water and roads In th�idt^^ were Impassable. Nine familieafj^^ reported isolated In "^DelphM'^.^J many others living ln� the f have abandoned their hom6ti.r .?/t%| A rainfall 6f two inches waaiv corded In Hancock-co ov�r theJi , end, and many homes , in'Io>w!an were flooded. Firemen and police 7were cal rescue one family from Ita homs^ night. ' ^ ' '>pfS Reports from various-fo.!?:)4l MRS. JOHN (Kjl TAKEN BY Dl Wife of Well-Known Bankevl en Suddenly While Ciuinga Mother Who IsrVHIf . ...............i.ii.- \ 'f-^ Mrs. Catherine B..Koe8l?^ wife of John Qulnn, vic^C of the Third National B bank^ passed away suddenly home of her brother, �>ouU vT ' 531 �2. Adams-st, Monday moe 8:30 o'clock. She years. - - Mr. and Mrs. Quinn tfil Thursday, -a,tr||>;;i�';|il�j�i^ Indies upon receiving, word serious illness of J/Cr?,'Qttlnn'i er. Mrs. j)latliUd�,Ko�gl�'' 1 Mrs. Quinn had boon,' her mother at tho l^uUi^i ld�n�?a, wbon';;�ho i?r|!�?it died. She had btm llfL. good health 9n<3 ahwif^l believed to, have l^jt � Jtlj' her deal*. 5 Surviving her,h�a4jsfflel are:ithreo":.�iatflii90" oi: cievftland/r Colujobtw. #jp;,^qu0i.xBji of coUf Funeral. ijj�F ' the r�3td^!n^(W41 d�y m.or.nliw D^:* 12 376238 ;