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    The Omaha Daily Bee
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VOL .11 NO. 253.
OMAHA. SATl'IlDAV. APRIL t. .22.
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TWO CENTS
Soldiers
Ordered to
Coal Fields
Martial Law Declared in Gal
1 1 j I Dictrirt of New Mexico
l'nl lowing Report of
Strike Riyti.
Judgeship
Bill Passed
by Se;e:
Hundreds of Friends
Who, Had "Forgotten"
Rush to Aid Rose Coffhlan
The Office Team Commences Spring Training
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Crowd Stones Workers
r tti. .tMutlalnl Pr..
N.tiu Fe. N. M . April 7. Martini
Uv tut tlft-lurn) in the Gallup coal
muting field tlu afternoon, in a
I'l'Kl.lllUtillll isslll'd liy Gov. M. C.
Mfcliui. Ilrailiiiurtort troop at Al
buquerque and Troop D of the Na
I'oiul guard at S.utta I f. were or
lcie to proceed at once to the ticld.
I lie proclamation was issued on
yfmrt of hii appeal (roni t lie lirnll
i Mrkmliv county, who rcportcil
"ii riot at Mentniore camp. No dc
t.oU of the riot uerc Kien.
Strikebreakers Stoned.
A!liiiiirnpio. N. M . April ".The
Mt disturbance in tlie Gallup coal
( tills occurred at Mcnttnorc today,
aomlmg ' reports reaching litre,
v In n a crowd of men and women
Iiiiinliarded mine workers with stoma
a they Ictt the mine. No one was
iiiimed, according to the report.
I'lic headquarters troop of the
New Mexico national guard was nio
hilieil this morning following word
l.i-t night that 9WI miners in the
Gallup held hail been organized and
v. ere parading through the streets.
Advices from the governor's ofhec
in Santa Fc today, however, stated
that no immediate movement of
troops was contemplated, the guards
men merely being held in readiness
in rac of a call for assistance from
(iallup.
1'nion officials say not more than
1011 men arc working in the mines
and operators assert that .12 per cent
of the miners arc at work today,
compared with 9(1 per cent up until
csierdav.
Prevent Clash.
Charleston. V. Va., April ".State
police, headed by Sergeant Hays,
yesterday prevented what seemed a
threatened clash between mine strike
sympathizers and nonunion miners In
Wheeling on the line between Mar
shall and Ohio counties, when 60 or
iiiore men on their way to work wcr
intercepted by strike sympathizers.
Arguments arose and were fol
lowed by hissing and angry words,
but the arrival of Sergeant Hays and
his detachment of police stopped the
... outbreak and t lie nonunion men
wefe enabled to go to their work.
"Gaining Strength."
Indianapolis, Ind., April 7. The
first week of the nation-wide sus
pension of work in the coal mines,
ordered by the United Mine Work
ers of America, ends today. At union
headquarters William Green, secretary-treasurer,
asserted that the
"strike is gaining strength in non
union fields," particularly central
1'ennsylvania and West Virginia, he
raid, however, had no detailed fig
ures, adding that reports from the
coal fields were going direct to
President John L. Lewis at New
York. Hits Steel Industry.
Yoimgstown, O., April 7. Further
effect of the coal strike upon the
steel industry was felt here today.
The Republic Iron and Steel com
pany, which had announced that a
Bessemer plant, idle for a year,
would resume operations has can
celled the order, owing to the strike
situation in the Fayette county coal
fields.
Back Rational Officers.
Washington, April 7 Miners'
ujiion represntatives, now on strike
in central Pennsylvania, backed up
the national officers today in appear
ing before the house labor commit
tee to urge federal attention to the
industry.
"Our belief is that an industry
which gives pnly 100 days' work a
year needs a reorganization," John
Rrophy, president of District No. 2,
Vnitcd Mines Workers, testified.
"To get this we must have the facts
ascertained by impartial federal com
mission." 400 Quit Strike.
Chattanooga. Tcnn.. April 7.
Probably the first break in the coal
miners strike in the 19th district oc
curred yesterday when more than
J00 men employed at Soddy, near
here, notified the Durham Coal and
1 ron company, that they were ready
to return to work under the scale
and conditions existing before the
walkout. '
Ray Kegeris Retains
Backstroke Swim Title!
Los Angeles. Cal.. April 7. Ray
Kegeris of the Los-Angeles Athletic
club retained his title of national
annteur athletic union 150-yard
backstroke swimming champion by
winning first place in the champion-;
hip event in the Los Angeles Ath
letic club's tank tonight. His time
was 1:59 3-5.
Theater Owners Fined.
Chicago. April 7. Fred Linici;
and Raymond L. Jacoby. owners of
several Chicago moving picture
theaters, pleaded guilty, before Fed
eral Judge Carpenter to charges of
failing to turn over to the govern
ment SIJ.iKHl of war taxes collected
on admissions to their establish
ments. Judge Carpenter deferred his
decision for 30 days.
Cotton Exchange to Close.
NfiV York. April 7. The New
York Cottt I.xchangc, it was an
nc::ced today will be closed on
Arril 2- in order to facilitate the
Moving of its equipment to tempo
rary rusitfrj in Wall Street. Op
rn:rs wi'.l be resumed May 1. The
rrcmt hor.ic of the exchange will bei
lorn down and a uew 22-story struc
ture erected, !
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Hose
New York. April 7. (By A. P.)
Ro.nc Coghlan, 71-year-old comedy
star of an earlier generation, has
been delightfully converted from
her belief that nobody in the world
wants a broken old woman, and she
no longer pray tor death as the
only way out.
News that the distinguished ac
tress of the '80s was 111 and almoV
penniless in hef rooms just around
the comer from" Broadway today
brought an avalanche of friends to
her aid.
And Rosa Coghlan walked for
the first' time in weeks. The door
bell buzzed and buzzed. Now it
would be the postman with another
Lasker Favors
Tariff to Build
Merchant Fleet
Chairman of Shipping Board
Recommends Section of
Jones Act at Hearing on
Subsidy Bill.
Washington, April.". The most
economical way to build up an
American merchant marine would be
to put into effect section 34 of the
Jones act, which provides preferen
tial tariff duties to insure goods im
ported in American bttoms. Chair
man Lasker of the shipping board I
said today at the joint congressional
hearings' on the administration ship
subsidy bill. ' :
Forced to turn to an alternative
by the refusal of Presidents Wilson
and Harding to abrogate portions of
commercial treaties with certain for
eign nations which prohibits the
United States government from giv
ing American ships preferential treat
ment as against foreign vessels, Mr.
Lasker said, shipping board officials
with presidential approval had
worked out the subsidy program
now pending before the senate com
merce and house merchant marine
committees.
"It will be more expensive," he
added, "but it is the only thing we
could do." .
The shipping board head pointed
out that the discriminatory duties
proposed in section 34, would have
mured the beiieht- ot shippers and
not to that of ship owners. Such aid,
hovevcrt would have provided full
cargoes, insuring expansion of the
American merchant B'-arinc, he add
ed. Discussing direct aid provisions
of the subsidy bill, Mr. Lasker pre
dicted that in 10 years indirect aids
would be sufficient for maintenance
of the merchant marine, and that the
government would no longer be re
quired to pay 'direct aid. He added
that it was for this reason that he
favored 10-year contracts with ship
owners instead of 15-year agree
ments, which, he said, some opera
tors desired.
Be sure to
get your
"Want" Ad
in by 9 p. m.
for the big
Sunday Bee
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Coghlan.
sheaf of solicitioiu loiters. Now it
would be a llorit's boy with more
roses. Now an old friend calling
in person to inquire after the health
of Rose Coghlan and otfer aid.
The telephone, too, poured in a
steady stream of sympathetic calls,
while all the way acro.-s the con
tinent from a woman who hat!
never even seen Rose Coghlan act
came an offer of a big home. An
automobile to ride in, pretty clothes
to wear for the rest of her life.
Friends to Watch Over Her.
"Mother thinks that is the most won
derful of all," said Mrs. Rickard pi'.-
(Turn to Pni" Two, Column Thrw.)
Tornado Wrecks
Iowa Farm Home:
Woman Is,Killed
Six Children Made Motherless
When Tiernan Home Near
Granger Is Demolished
hv Windstorm.
Des Moines, Ia April 7. Six
children were left motherless this
morning when a tornado, the worst
twister that has been seen in this
part of Iowa in many years, destroy
ed the home of Will Tiernan, killing
Mrs. Tiernan. near Granger, la.
Mrs. Lorctta Tiernan, the mother,
had just finished her household du
ties when the storm broke. Accord
ing to her husband, she rushed up
to the attic to nut clown the windows.
As she reached the top of the stair
way, the tornado struck the house,
tearing the roof off and leaving the
home in ruins.
Mrs. Tiernan and her son, Gerald,
3, were picked up by the twister and
carried out into the storm.
"My God. save me." she "screamed
to her husband, who rushed up
stairs just as the house collapsed. He
struggled free of the debris and hur
ried outside into the yard. By this
time most of the storm's force had
passed and he could hear the screams
of his wife seeming to come from
mid air. Tiernan made a search of
the debris-strewn yard. He found
Mrs. Tiernan hanging head down
from a tree about 100 yards from the
house. She .died in his arms a few
moments later.
Tiernan, with his other children,
started to search for the missing
baby boy. Near the barn be found
the babv, Gerald, lying face down in
the mud. To all appearances he was
uninjured excent for a few scratches
about the body. The path of the
storm seemed to lead from Dallas
Center northeast. The path of de
struction was about three-quarters
of a mile wide.
Posse Searching Hills
for Alleged Bootleggers
New Lexington, O., April 7. A
posse of deputized National guards
men and citizens, headed by Capt.
Rodney W. Cullen of the local Na
tional guard company and Sheriff
Mcnshall of Perry county, tonight
was searching the hills near here de
termined to capture two men who
successfully resisted the sheriff when
he attempted to arrest them. at Pcnd
ville on a lootlegging charge. Mem
bers of the posse said the men would
be captured dead or -alive.
Charles Brooks, one of the men.
who is known as a gunman, and his
companion barricaded themselves in
a cabin when the sheriff went to
arrest them, and drove him away
with a shotgun.
Brother of Governor Is
Seriously III in Omaha
Lincoln. April 7. (Special Tele
gram.) Orthelio McKclvie of Falr
f'eld. Neb., is critically ill at trie
Methodist hospital in Omaha. Ite
is a brother of Governor McKciv:e.
The governor remained at his iiec
siuc until a late Iiouil laH night.
' rril J? iirries Iy Vote
' ..f I I t - After Warm !
Debate.
' Dial Amendment Added
llitmh Hr l rMil lr.
4hingtou, April 7. Amid public
' exhibition ot log-rolling almost
p.it.illil in miiuic-, the (.enate, by
j.i oie it 41 m .'I, pitl the bill
j creating '. additional ledcia! di
j trict judgeship and one iVdcral
tin int judijchip.
I Jut beiore the fmal p.is-.tae of
'the bill, the Mii.ite adopted, without
a tecord vote, the iKil auu'inluu nt,
. originally aimed at f -.ludgf l.andi
!ol ( hicauo. forbidding lidrr.il judges
tiom acicptiiig out Mile employment.
I Mi" ami ndmrnt piovide that "every
,tui'f h.tll roido in the diMritt or
, i .tcuit or me tif the districts or
liniiit lor which he i appointed and
fall ii vote his tune to the duties
' of his t.fitic. and h.i!l not engage
! i... ..
in nii.t siiiii in 'it 'l .in ii i i.'i , i.. ..
he receive c.nipcnalion, and for
oi'iVndiut: agaiu-t the provision of
this sect tun' shall be deemed, guilty
of a high misdemeanor."
Before Judge Lambs' resignation
every cil'ort by Senator Dial to put
through the amendment was blocked.
hen he ottered it today a rising
j vole was demanded and the nuasure
I v. on by a narrow margin. I he
vice president did not announce the
! figures.
Four Judgeships Added.
The judgeship bill, dubbed 'The
Judicial Pic Bill." by the democratic
opposition, originally provided for 19
new district- judges to help out con
gestion of the federal court dockets,
particularly in those sections of the
country where prohibition cases have
been accumulating.
Before it emerged from the senate
it had been treated to log-rolling
processes, which added four more
judgeships one in Florida, one in
New Mexico, one in New Jersey and
one in western Missouri. With the
congressional election approaching,
practically every state in the union
was found to be badly in need of
more federal judgeships capable of
being translated quickly into politi
cal plums. Some of the log-rolling
deals failed to work out successfully,
but all efforts to cut down the num
ber of new judges were voted down
impatiently.
Shields Wins Fame.-
Senator Shields, Tennessee, demo
crat, carved himself a niche in the
j hall of fame and flabbergasted his
I colleagues by spurning an extra
judge for his state, lie helped to
defeat an amendment giving Ten
nessee another judge. It was whis
(Turn to Pnite Two, Column Two.)
Landslides Occur
on Coast Mountains
Hood River, Ore., April 7. What
is believed to be a landslide of con
siderable proportion is visible on
Mount Adams, in Washington,
across the Columbia river from here.
A large cleft on the west side of
the mountain near the summit was
visible plainly and seemed to grow
hourly.
Last spring a slide left a scar two
miles wide and five miles long on
tlie mountain. This slide, scientists
said, was composed of earth, old ice
and snow, the ice and snow tearing
off a layer of earth as it came down.
Landslide Near Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, April 7. A land
slide about 10 acres in area is mov
ing down a mountainside near the
head of Topange canyon, about 20
miles from here, according .to re
ports reaching here last night. The
slide began moving slowly his after
noon and late last iright was con
tinuing at approximately the same
speed.
At 10:45 o'clock last night the
mass of earth was said to have
moved 600 feet from its original
position and the few buildings,
fences, trees, shrubs and a section ot
a scenic highway upon it were all
reported moving with it, with no
change in their relative positions.
Lure of Gambling, Lore of the Old Texas, Love
of Women, Luck of Cowboy these form the plot of
"No Dramatis Personae"
By J. Frank Davis
RiMionl
Vidionf
This Blue Ribbon short story in next Sunday's
Bee will hold the interest of every reader" who
samples the first few paragraphs.
Come Into the Kitchen
With Omaha Brides
A page of unusual photographs in next Sunday's
Rotogravure Section presents poses of recent Omaha
brides at work in their kitchens.
"Battling Snowdrifts in the Yellowstone" is a
page of pictures showing difficulties encountered by
railroad crews in opening lines into the park for
spring traffic.
The Bee's Sunday sports pages, comprehensive
Woman's Section and additional magazine offerings
are among the features that have made the favorite
Sunday newspaper in thousands of Omaha homes
THE SUNDAY BEE
Weeks Asks HavneslSt. Louis Girl
to Keep Dry Agents
Out of Canal Zone
Secretary of War Desires to
Give Governor Morrow
Free Hand in Enforc
ing the Law.
Washington, April 7. Scretary
Weeks was understood to have re
quested Commissioner Haynes to
keep federal prohibition agents out
of Tanama canal zone, for a tl:ne,
at least, and allow Governor Mor
row to continue the administration
of the zone without assistance from
other departments.
Appointment ofvjolfn T. Barrett,
formerly of Revere, Mass., but now
in the canal zone, as federal prohibi
tion director for the zone, was
announced recently by prohibi
tion headquarters, but it was said to
night that the commission had not
as yet actually gone forward.
Mr. Haynes was understood to
have acceded to the war secretary's
request and it was said at the bureau
that the installment of Mr. Barrett
and a force of prohibition agents
in the canal zone would be held up
until the matter could be taken up
between the two branches of the
government.
Application of the national pro
hibition law to the canal zone is
provided by the Willis-Campbell act
which was enacted a few montlis
ago, but enforcement agents under
prohibition headquarters have not as
yet been sent there.
The position taken by Secretary
Weeks in a letter to Mr. Haynes, is
that the establishment of a federal
prohibition director in the canal zone
would result inevitably in 'raising a
question of authority and possibly
lead to friction.
Governor Morrow is now the su
preme authority resident in the zone
and, acting under the War depart
ment, has control of everything in
dividual within the limits of the
zone.
Shoots Father for
Abuse of Mother
Victim, in Serious Condition,
Tells Authorities He Shot
Himself Girl, However,
Admits Deed.
St. Louis, April 7. Miss Maud A.
Ritchie, 18. a telephone operator, to
day shot her father, George A.
Ritchie, 53, a butcher, whom she as
scrtcd was abusing her mother.
Ritchie was taken to the city hos
pital where his condition was pro'
nounced serious. He suffered two
bullet wounds in the left side.
Hearing the shots, police entered
the home and found Ritchie on a
bed. "1 shot myself." Ritchie was
quoted as saying. "1 have been
sick."
Several blocks from the home,
however, police found the girl with
a revolver and she readily admitted
firing the shots, the police said.
Naval Radio Measure
Sent to the President
Washington, April 7, Legislative
action was completed today on the
navy radio bill, which would extend
until June 30, 1925. the time in which
Fnvernment nwnpd radin u-nlllrl hf
! nprm iff fr tiiiUflln iiracc nA rrml.
mcrcial messages across the Pacific.
I The conference report was adopted
by the senate as it had been yester
day by the house and the measure
now goes to the president.
An exception is made in the
measure, however, in that such mes
sages shall not be accepted for
Chinese stations after January 1,
1924. This was necessary, it was
explained, because of provisions in
treaties negotiated at the armament
conference.
Fublic use of the naval controlled
wireless would have expired June 30
of this year, and the house, in its
original measure, proposed a one
year extension. The senate amended
the bill so that the extension would
have been for live years. The con
ference committees finally compro
mised on the three-year limit.
Migratory Workers Plan
Nation-Wide Labor Bureau
Columbus, O., April 7. Kstablish
ment of a country-wide employment
bureau, under the direction of the
national secretary of the Migratory
Workers' union, designed to help
members establish a fixed place of
residence, as well as obtain jobs, is
called for in a resolution adopted at
the national convention of the union.
"This organization represents mil
lions of workers who, on account of
their nom;Mic life, are deprived of
the right to vote,'' John Kelly, Chi
cago national secretary, said. "If
the men arc sent to their jobs from
a certain point with the understand
ing that they are to be furnished
transportation back to that point by
tlie employer, they may establish
their rciIcnce there. By doing this
they will take a long step forward in
ihr effort to ihmv ;ocirtv that the
Li ditiLin vtwirtii in nti 11 11 , ail i iai-
tor in the economic life of the nation
and not an ordinary "bum."
Hardin"; Si"iis Resolution
Kxtending Austrian Pay
' Washington. April 7. The joint
icsolution. recently adopted by con
j grcss. authorizing a 25-year exten
i moii for pavment bv Austria of the
1 advance of "$24.000.tKKI for purchase
; 'i flour and other foodstuffs through
j ihe I "nited States (irain corporation.
I was signed today by President Hard
' ing
Escaped Convict
Captured After
He'd Made Good
Pride Over Approaching Fa
therhood and Desire to
Tell Parents Clue That
Permitted Arrest.
Lincoln, April 7. (Special.) Ed
Wittstruck, married and rcspecjed
citizen at Walker, Minn., until five
days ago, when the discovery was
made that he was an escaped con
vict from the Nebraska penitentiary,
was brought back tonight by
Warden W. T. Fen ton. There was
no smile of satisfaction on the face
of the warden when he arrived in
Lincoln with Wittstruck, who es
caped five years ago.
"You know I wish I hadn't known
where he was," said the warden,
"for he certainly had made good."
Won Love of Girl.
Wittstruck, after his escape, fled
to the lumber camps. There he
found work and worked continually
for five years for one man. A year
ago he fell in love with a girl. He
told her of his past and licr love
was strong enough to forgive, if
neither of them could forget, the
haunting thought of officers seeking
him.
When Wittstruck learned of ap
proaching fatherhood, he couldn't
suppress the temptation to write to
his parents in a Nebraska town, to
tell them of his happy life, bright
future and inform them he had made
good. For five years officers had
watched for just such a letter. It
was his undoing.
Anxious to Get Out.
"When I arrived he had bade fare
well to his wife," the warden said,
"and urged me to hurry back with
him, so he could get out in as short
time as possible to return to his
home, his wife and the baby, which
will be born in a few weeks."
Wittstruck had served only six
weeks of a one to 10-ycar sentence
for burglary at Plattsniouth, when
he escaped. Warden Fcnton said
tonight he would ask the board of
pardons and paroles to parole
Wittstruck when he served his
minimum.
"Everyone up there had a good
word for him," the warden said.
Man Sick Three Days in
Box Car in Norflok Yards
Norfolk, Neb., April 7. (Special
Telegram.) Joseph Adluiii, 31,
Osceola, Mo., on his way to Okla
homa from Casper, Wyo., was found
sick in an isolated boxcar here by
police, lie said he had been in the
car for three days and was brought
food and water by tramps. Adluin,
who is suffering from rheumatism,
had to be carried to the police sta
tion. He was sent on to Omaha under
county expense. He says his
widowed mother lives at Osce
ola, Mo.
The Weather
Forecast.
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Hourly Temperatures.
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Six Die as
Ships Fall
in Flames
Pilot. Met lianii mid Pa -en-1
f.vr Killed in CoIImoii of
Piiti- and London Aerial
l!prei Plunrii.
Wreckage Catches Fire
Pan, April 7-lHr A. I'.)--The
l'aiii and London anul t'pirr
collided in midair lhi aftrtnumi otrr
the tillage Tluciillny. .'( mite
not iti of lut. Thr pilot of both
airplane, thire parngrr and one
mechanic were killed in wreckage
that fill il.iiiniig to ihe ground.
The French airplane, piloted by
Aviator Mire, aided bv a mechanic,
was cirrxiug three iaeiiget. It
left l.chmirili t, in the rnvnonj of
, I'atU. at noon, for Loudon,
i The Hutiidi airplane, whuh If it
! Croydon, in the Loudon area, this
'illuming, tarried mad and mi
; in.titni.-il titily by a pilot.
The passenger in the Paris were:
M. I'.ouritv; M. and Mine. Julien
; I'.m-i.
The aeri.il express .rrice between
London and fari was stalled in the
spring of I'M'' and ha come to be.
regarded as one of the dependable
means of ttausportatioit between the
two capitals. At first only patron
ized by travelers of an adventurous
turn of mind who wauled to luvc
the thrill of air travel, it has de
veloped within the last two years,
with the element of danger reduced
to the minimum, into a steady daily
route. The trip is made in a little
more than two hours and at least
half of the pascugcrs have been
women.
Hurried Trips to London.
Prominent officials have frequently
availed themselves of the air route to
attend hastily called conferences in
cither Paris or London. During the
peace conference ISonar Law oi the
British delegates made hurried trips
back to London to attend to routine
official business, often returning the
same day. King Albert and Uucen
Elizabeth of ilelgiiim have also been
passengers.
These luxurious air Pullmans
carry 10 or 2 persons in large com
fortable chairs. Kach seat has a
separate porthole through which the
passenger can view the landscape.
Round Trip $60.
The aerial fare has steadily 'de
creased since large numbers of pas
sengers have taken to this form of
travel, and round trip tickets cost
about $60.
Another and incidental develop
ment of the air service has been the
amount of merchandise carried. Each
plane has a certain carrying capacity
for goods and Parrs dressmakers fre
quently deliver gowns in London in
this way. Recently a load of prize
pigs was brought from London to
Paris by air express and many dogs
have also made the trip.
Collisions between airplanes were
not unusual during the war when
flocks of machines were moving
swiftly in a comparatively circum
scribed area. The meeting in mid
air of these two aerial expresses,
however, almost inconceivably trav
ersing the very same air channel
out of the virtually innumerable
ones available, constitutes one of the
most remarkable happenings in the
history of aviation.
Only One Other.
Only once before today's collisions
has there been a fatal accident in
this service. This occurred in De
cember, 1920, more than a year after
the service was inaugurated, when a
big air liner, just as it was leav
ing Crycklewood, near London,
fouled a tree and crashed to the
ground in flames, killing the pilot,
his mechanician and two passengers.
Swanson in Omaha to
Promote His Campaign
Dan Swanson, commissioner of '
nublic lauds and hllildintrc ua in
Omaha Thursday in connection with
nis campaign tor rcnoiiunation on
the republican ticket. In support' of
this ambition, he cites the record
of $141,000 increased receipts in his
department, with less appropriation
for its operation than for any other
and a 15 per cent saving from that,
County Official Expires
of Wound in Election Fight
' Albuquerque, N. M April 7.
Cclso Lovato, county commissioner
of Valencia county, died in a hos
pital here today of a bullet wound
sustained at Bclen Tuesday night
following a heated election.
Lovato's brother-in-law, Santiago
Baca, is being held at Las Lunas
pending an investigation. He says
a revolver he was carrying was ac
cidentally discharged.
Man Arrested for Death
of Roosevelt Released
New York, April 7. David Zalkin,
municipal bus driver, who was held
on a charge of homicide after the
death of Robert B. Roosevelt, jr.j
from injuries inflicted by an auto
mobile, was discharged by Mag;s
tratc Nolan on recommendation of
Assistant District Attorney Good
man. Mr. Goodman said Roose.
velt's relatives were convinced Zalkin
was not to blame for the accident.
I
Man 50 Minutes Late Fined
SI Minute hy Chicago Judge
Chicago, April 7. Held in con
tempt of court for being 50 minutes
Ir.te in appearing, Paul F.crnnek was
lined at the rate oi $1 a minute by
Jude John Cavrrly. the total being
$.'0. Bcrantk was summoned in con
i ii :iou with a fiaudulcul check
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