Times Herald from Olean, New York on January 26, 1924 · Page 1
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Olean, New York
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Saturday, January 26, 1924
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Big News I M'nlnwb.'fafe following cxplo- «ion ill Illlnol* co»l mine. . Americans take first blood'In Olympic games In France. Weather: Fair and .colder tonight, possibly enow flurries neal rthe, lakes;. Sunday fnlr and not so cold In West portion;/diminishing westerly winds. R 300. -(PRICE TWO CENTS) . NEvTYOKiTsATURDAY EVENING. EIGHTEEN PAGES i n-\- I U A L P A P E R OF OLEAN r *s Killed in Explosion.' * -* * -* * * * *, * » ». * » ' * * T *, '* * · * # ' * ' * · « * America Draws First Blood In Olympic Games By Taking Speed Skating Event mm B '; Anna Nilsson. _^ ownership; of .tha preliieat back in the -*' '"-'-- "-^rphotos^the/Etatemeht that -- TM TM~ ~ the movies' be .,,,...- ti. First Wand* i.taj * t.' ""; -.-·-··· o-""i v'lssori stepsTfdrward with lated to bn.,conelasive_that she owns the prettiest back.. £ BY B, AND 0. HJER AT GRADE GROSSING WHEN WINDSHIELD FREEZES family Believed on Motor Trip From Alliance to Cleveland When Hit by Trajn Near Ravenna, 0.-Bodies Badly Mangled RAVENNA,Ohio., Jan. 26.--Two men and two women-were instantly WIed here early today when frwestbomf Baltimore and Ohio flyer demol KhW theirantomobUe at a'grade crossing: ' The men were identified as Jaines North and Andrew Nofeffer, of Alliance, through papers found in their pockets. i - -- . · . It is believedithe four were driving to Alliance from Cleveland Thej ^ parted.across the grade crossing in Chestnut street when the train struck their car. . . , - - . . ' . . l The driving snow, encrusting the vision spaces in the curtains of their ·nafl tonnng car, authorities, believe, prevented the- driver seeing -the approach of the tram, he car was completely wrecked and the bodies -badly mangled. ' . · \ - ' . Accusations And Denials Feature Anderson Trial; Man Denies He Gave Fund i. NEW YORK, Jan. 2G.--Attorneys tor defense and prosecution in tbe trial In suprems court on a third de- gree'forgery charge of William II. Anderson, state superintendent jf the Anti-Saloon League of New York, rested,today after four days of stren- / uous Interrogation and cross-examination. The trial will be continued Monday. '' Assistant-District Attorney Pccorj. the prosecutor, Who ycserday talked himself Into hoarseness in a three and one-half hour cross-examination of Ande'reoD. brought from ''ic defendant a declaration 'hat a Henr/ . ann.: but little known to him, had been' intrusted with a publicity campaign 524,700 the league head Bald he had advanced to the league. Anderson added little to the vague identification of John T. King, woo ho said had given him' about ?25,009 because he liked him and because he was a friend of the prohibition cause. , He Knows Anderson. HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 26. -John T. King, of Bridgeport, former Republican national commilteeman from Connecticut, in a statement w.ired here from Palm Beach, Florida, says he has never met WHiam H. Anderson of the New York Anti-Saloon league, and "never hal a transaction of any kind, financial or other- Old Glory to Fore in International ( Lakes at CdamoniK, France- Canadian Finishes Second CHAMONIX, France, Jan. 20.--(By th'e Associated.Press) ^-,The United .States-drew first blopd in the 1924 Olympic games this morning when Chas. Jewstraw of Lake Placid, N. Y., .won first place in the 500-metre speed, skating race. Jewstraw defeated Gorman of Canada. In the fifteenth heat. His time of 44 seconds flat was the best of any heat skated and under the rules made him the winner of the event. Swedish Entry .Beaten . Joe Moore of New York defeated IritBlomgren of Sweden In the first JAP PRINCE TAKESROYAL BRIDE TODAY Ceremony Brilliant Function as Crowds Jam Imperial Palace to Witness Regal Nuptials TOK10, Jan. 26--(By the Associated Press--In the sacred-precincts of the imperial palace and in-accordance with the ancient marriage ritual antedating^the Christian era Prince Resent Hirohito was ..wedded this morning, to , Princess Nagako, eldest daughter of Prince Kuni., Residents of Tohio indulged -Jn joyous celebration of the event, the first public expression of joy since the disaster of last September. Great crowds gathered in the streets, which were gaily decorated for the occasion, and thronged the open space in the vicinity-nf the palace for a glimpse ol the royal couple. The wedding was celebrated with Shinto Rites, and was an announcement of the .event to the imperial spirits which are enshrined in te Kashiki-Dokoro or holy of holies, in front of which the pair took their vows. The spirits of 122 royal predecessors witnessed the unoln and gave .their blessings, according to devout, Japanese belief. The royal couple - exchanged bowls- of sacred rice-wine, to plight their troth, after the ancient custom. Previously, as in the case of accession to the throne, tho party, including members of the royal family and IILA LEE TO LEAVE SCREEN UNLESS LIES ABOUT HER CEASE LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26.--Ltla Lee, motion picture actress, whose father, Charles Appel is sought by Chicago authorities on an embezzlement charge, threatens to leave the movies unless "the cloud of suspicion involving me In financial transactions in Chicago is immediately removed by those responsible." Referring to published reports that notes.signed by her baa been uncovered in connection with alleged illegal liquor transactions credited to her father; the screen actress declares that'"further publication of such unjust and false statements" would be followed by her retirement to private life. Miss Lee's name off the screen Is Mrs. James Kirkwood. heat,, winning easily by twenty yards, of ficials of the house hold, assem- in 45 878 "seconds. bled and.for two hours went.through :..' : WIHlanuSteinmetz of-.Chieagp lost ia Blow movement''toward; the shrine. to..'QMar;.blseiiiOLi;l ; {orw,ayUn : i -the. i '.-' '· --ii-.:.!, .-:.'..-..--_. tt ^ 1 ,--- _...*., L twelftU-'heat.la-il 1-5 seconds. -It was,the .best-time..of.the.day up to the thirteenth " heat. ' Steinmetz's Mine 1 was ti l-5.|seconds. Foreigners" Eresent" No foreigners witnessed .the ceremony, 'only the members of the royal family and the highest dignitaries Thirty-one men were entered in of the empire being permitted to at- the. 600-metre dashes, necessitating i tel L d , the., rites. £i«i..__ .». __ i;__ /^ ______ :· T%_ ttT,,3_ _« 'TMifl irnTS nf of the regent was the simple dress suit of a Japanese'fcen-i f' re waa discovered at 7 a. fifteen heats; George De Wilde of Frafice, having drawn a race along. ;The race wap cloudy andT.be temperature a little below the freezing! . , -- -- -- mark. The ice was in fair condition, ?. TMJ de ° r yellow running through but had a tendency to'soften". l4 ' the P?tterns embroidered on FIRE LOSS IS $10,000 WHEN PLANTBURNS Bayless Company at Austin Pa.", Catches Fire in Early . , Morning--^Employes .Quell Blaze (Special to The Herald.) AUSTIN, Pa., Jan. 20.--Fire loss estmated:at ?10,000 resulted from a fire in the Bayless' Manufacturing Corporation here yesterday. After a long fight againstT'Che blaze em- ployes subdued the flames. There was much damage frofii smoke and water,. ' -''·.·'· .-A- ·'.-*··_ '~-Tire was first 'discovered .in what is known as the digester room in the upper screen of.'a paper machine. A hot box was the cause of fire. The paper mill property is valued at millions of dollars and the plant gives eniploym e iit to hundreds of men. The J Ieman tha for such occasions except workmen were beginning their day's . cloak was red with 'abors. Ante Beats Belyan · _ . Harry, Kasky of Chicago beat Mar- leKMoens of Belgium, winning the siith heat in 47 seconds. The. rules provided that the skaters start from the. same line on para'.Iel :racks ten feet apart, the competitor. holding, the inside track at the start switching to the outside on the hack representing Mandarin- ducks. it The Hakaraa, or loose trousers, were of white silk with patterns of butterflies, while the obi, or belt, was of black leather decorated with carved stones. · The bride's costume was far more elaborate. Tho chief garment or karogiriu -was a dazzling kimona of scarlet and purple sflk with the chry ianthemum crest In white emit. The mo, or events, and ' the man finishing second in a fast heat was placed ahead of the winner of a slower heat, as here were no semi-finals. The track on which the speed events are contested measures 400 metres. HowThev Finished The results of tho 500 metre racer R-ith the competitors in the order of heir standing were: Charles Jewstraw, American, first 4 seconds. Oscar Olsen, Norway, 44 1-5 sec- nds. broidercd. The uwapi, or oulerdress . Brow n, secretary of the internation- "' 'J --" · ' · was of purple silk decorated with designs of pine trees and tortoises, symbols of long life. A long robe, called the uchiginu, and the itsntsu- al federation of trade unions nounced last night he had cabled the new British labor ministry in connection with British recognition ginu, or fifth dress,_were of rich silk! 0 " ne Soviet government, · declaring """ "---«· »-»-!- -·- "- --- ·- i ,_ handsomely embroidered. Train of Purnle Silk In the case of the prince the li'a- that Great Britain is the only power which has not recognized Jlexico, while Mexico is the 'only nation not recognizing England, and suggest- e e prnce e ia- !,, ,i j · t ?,,. ' -- r -- °= -- kama, which formed a train was of S . advisabmt y °f altering the - ' of resen s purple silk. . . Present .status. Mrown recently re- OFFICIAL AXE USED TO CURB POLICE GRAFT Brigadier General Butler Makes Drastic Changes in Philadelphia Police Department PHILADELPHIA, Jan/ 26.-Swinging his official axe vigorously in the midst of his third' 48 hour drive against vice, Brigadier General Butler, director of public safety, last night ordered drastic changes in his department, after having suspended thirty policemen at the beginning of the drive, and abolishing the entire district detectives force i of 109 men. The detectives were de-' tailed to patrol duty. Three of those suspended were sergeants. Three other sergeants were promoted to lieutenants. Negligence and lack of cooperation wa? g;ven as the reason for the suspensions. Changes effective today included an exchange of central city station houses for four lieutenants and their forces of 400 policemen. "We are trying a fresh crowd," was the director's comment as be announced the changes. "There is. not going to be any more fooling." at Gotham NEW YORK, Jan. 26.--A special service division of the police department organized by police Commissioner Enright through the wholesale-transfer of men from virtually every precinct · In the city, this morning officially assumed responsibility for enforcement of the prohibition law and suppression of vice and gambling; wge Wants Advice Pn Oil Probe Condition WASHINGTON, Jap. 26.--While the senate oil committee was seeking further light today on the relations of former interior secretary Fall and Harry F. Sinclair, President Coolidge asked the interior department to submit to him expert advice as to the wisdom of the policy under which Gas Masks Used to Rescue Men-Relatives Hover at Entrance, Braving Zero Weather .'.. JOHNSON CITY, 111., Jan.,. 20.--Thirty miners were killed, six probably fatally burned, and eight others seriously scorched in arrunexplained explpsio'n late yesterday, on the main level of of the McClintock coal mine here operated by the Crearer Clinch Coal company. A check up today definitely placed the number of dead at thirty. Two more are reported missing. Eight are in a hospital and two are not expected gs recover. , Approximately 60 of the'375'iah^ l 'ers r a't''Woriv" were" entombed i n ' t b 'lower levels of the mine, but a few of them escaped. A number of the bodies brought, to the surface last night and early today were, burned beyond recognition, and attempts to identify the dead were unavailing, mine company . officials giving up the attempt until a . f u l l check of tbe force could bt obtained. ' Will Investigate Company officials declined last night to make a statement regard- the Sinclair and' Doheny interests I i n s t h e Possible cause of the disaster, secured leases from Mr. Falls in Wy- but announced that a thorough in- oming'and California. The president asked the department to furnish him at the earliest a report on tlie question whether the eases protect the government. interests of the vestigation would be made today. The mine had been considered unusually sate, in so far as gas explo- WASHINGTON. Jan. 26--With . . ____________ ,_ ...... _.,.,,. The bride can-led a fan of Elided! . to * rcxico City after accom- i President Coolidge ready to initiate . . *"* ut filluttl nnnvintr rthl-alrnn tn T-oi-ini.c, n n t . . « n 1 intt «I^:t ,._ __ t _ , __ , ______ -,, Thunbcrg, Finland, and Larsen, ??8 "brld?* " f TM *" S ° Carried ' tlia " i Norway, 44 4-5 seconds. 6 brlfle wood with paintings of flowers of alii^ n ?' n E 7 , r e 8 0 , n l ? varioua poluls a , ny ciT " or erlmlnal Proceedings ° a theJa " sco f * L . Vallenius, Finlpnd, 45 second* Blomquisl. Sweden, 45 1-5 seconds. Charles Gorman, Canada, 45 2-5 econds. Joe Moore, American, and Harold teroem, Norway. 45 3-5 seconds. Julius SkUlnabb, Finland, 4fl 2-5 econds. WINS IWIIT IIS might give and receive with it, as it is not permlited to touch sacred things with one's own hands. Accompanying . the regent were the sce'Hre and crown. The ceremony was comparatively simple, being compaiablc to a civil i wedding in Christian countries, nc-j CONNEUSVILLE. Ind.. Jan. 2C.-- cording.to Japanese students. The Fire starting early today in the store official public celebration had been of the Green Drug Company spread postponed until later in the year ow- to the First National Bank block ing^to the country's mourning. !and at 3 a. in , six hours after it was shown to be waranted in connection with the leasing of naval oil reserve lands, Archie Roosevelt, and G. D. Wablberg, former secretary to Harry F. Sinclair, whose testimony Monday began a week of sensational developments in the senate public lands committee's inquiry, were recalled today for further examination. '· IT OUGHT TO BE SO THEN COKMNG. X. for the league, and had expended wise, willi Anderson".' m HIT PUT Glfl 3,249 TO!J STEM MKEB UK OF HIRE, Nnr HIT HER, JOKE mm mm NEW YORK, Jan. 25.--A quarrei »ver a briege game has Jed to the'taken ..._ .,,,,..,, framing by Supreme Court Justice -Tait, According to radio" aflvlces'r*- Bny of a legal separation with ?50 »eeMy alimony to Mrs. Grace Miies from her husband, Sydney F. Miles, Wo declared the card same quarrel JUrteJ martial differences. NIAGARA FALLS. Ont.. Jan. 26-- ie Canadian plant of the United atcs Light and Heat corporation w- 1 destroyed i.v firo wiJh a loss estimated at J.Hin.OflO Tie b:liJdinc was situate! in the water of th? district an-i firemf-n flcvot- 1 ' d7 to MtaB ad Tremendous crowds greeted the discovered, was still unchecked. Kar- Uf-v. John Knox pastor of "she Pres- prlnce and his bride as Ihey parsed ly estimate.", of the dnmaRc were as liyterian church at !'aint"d I'csl to and from the palace before and high as SSOO.OOO. Aid of Cincin- near here, reported that yesterday he jaflcr the ceremony. Flags werejnati and Richmond, Ind., fire dc- saw a robin and seven blackbirds j flown from many buildings. Ipartmenls was re(jue5ltd. )n«sar the manse DOWN, DOWN, DOWN, GOES MERCURY IN N. Y. STATE steel vessel of 3,248 net tons, has been abandoned about 2.500 miles ^aboard" the finer Bey oisras XRER BOY SCOUT MEETD, HAVREFOHD, Pa.,, NKW YOJIK fin. 2«-- A Muster-, HOnXKLl.. X. Y., Jl.in. 2fi.-- Kor |ji s bc-ins ftx Wow ,w. in? {rile frwn llic noilh-vcsl tual -jl-j(o second (lint ::.:.· vinlcr Hie t .r-j . _ Jaiat-J at times a velocity of 73 rury liroppc-J below ili; zero rn.irli .,-,.,.,,». v - roilc.s an hour 1oday ni-hc.-«d in Xtw durlns the nl-Jit while icirific gali-f .f '·"'-" Jk ' ·*·· ' 3:tri - -5.--A f;j;y York's third fold wave within i. fort- adde-J 10 the inl«ifil cf the cold. In I "" lt:S an "°" r £ alt ' whifl11 lirliid hc York's third fold wave within i. fortnight and rtc intrcury tumbled H the hills of S:t«bi-n ruutily a lempeivi- degrces between midnight and U lure of Eix below zero was reported with some highways badly drifted by tit the Finger o'clock 1» 14 above zero. Mrs, Miles accuecd her husband ot hair. the Federal Telegraph Search was being ma/le today for here early today. Krcdrlck Palmer, third, fifteen j-tsr Plate glass Windows were smashed and othor minor damages caused by Jan. 2C -- the high wind. ,, an BICHAREST, Jan. 2fi n is . . nouncpd that Rumania withdrew ttr application lo the French government for a loan of IflO.ooXlflo francs armaaeiits sis required. for BIN'GHAMTOX. X. Y., Jan. 26.-old son of the dean of Haverford col- A miniature^Mizzarti driven by a gale lege, who disappeared last niRht thirty miles an hour swept over Bing- while on the way to attend a lry hainton last i/'ght and early this scout meeting. Dean Palmer's mo- morning. The snow fall was light tor car also_ is missing. land Die traffic was not impaired. The family believe that young! The temperature 'Iropped dtu-cied thieves' tteaiiiig fw*y to fiv- flegress abov Z'.ro Hem. i ioday. snow. HOME, N. Y.. Jar/. 2fl.--With the mtrenry hovering near ihe zoio point ·A cutting northwest Wowl.ig a ga!e last night and tortsy whirled loose Enow ijilo drifts which filled country roafl?. Very little, if any, n e w ftiow VATKRTOWX, X. Y., Jsn. A flrt-ji «f 42 ,· srw.s in itT:ipe iri'f-^r- J JSCT* .'irite y.-1e,'fj!i)- iiie i/liicial rtaainjt euily lLi£ sions were concerned. Rescue teams uurrledly organized in Johnston .City an ( d aided by squads rushed here from Herrin and Benton Illinois, mcde desperate efforts to save the trapped men, and it at first was understood the men underground had telephoned to the surface that they were safe. The hundreds of relatives and workers grouped .about the shaft in the bitter cold were totally unprepared for the announcement at midnight that 37 of the men had been killed. The bodies brought up bore mute testimony as to the force of the ei- plosion. Even their clothing had been almost torn away and all were badly burned, even the hair being scorcled away. Kescne Difficult The men near the entrance escaped easily, but entries numbers 'J, 10. II and 12, located in the depths, where the actual explosion occurred, were farthest from passible means of escape and tho men there suffered the full terror of the terrific blast. Hundreds of men volunteered to brave the poisonous gases of the inner fastnesses, after four Johnston City physicians had announced their intention to go down, bnt were driven back by the fumes which poured from the main shaft with such density that the faces of bystanders literally were blackened. Tic vol- osteers had to await the arrival of gas masis. Among ihe known dead, tlio bodies of Herbert McCnllougb, nine jnansger, and Jesse Ford, mine boss, first were identified. Various organization; immediately region last night today, while the lcmj.cr;.iiirc rose 10! brg ' a "n 'cffom'to'anev'iMe'bTsuTfe'i-. !,!.!; . b TM. e ^·^T'T.y 41 !'?? 3 .'?*? 'ng among the miners' families, their firtt wort: being frwvlng coffee and fandwiches U tie family groups aid recuers standing in the ztra weather about tb.2 min.) shaft. Scores of alone now has solid let. the wind preventing its formation in the lower lah«?, detpHe the low Urnpcraturts. L/OCKPORT. X. Y., Jan. r?..- The mercury hmwc'l itar the z-.r' mark again today as a rutting wind t:?w a irale t?iat Thirled .-flow into d r i f t s on country Niagara county's automotive plow iTJiTCJH-nt Wr* r3-.?ic.^ ssrrife'lbis rr.Dtr.'ir.::. TV tr.y was rery J;£ii, women and children remained about the mine shaft trom afternoon ami! after midnight, their fares from the cold. Dead mtn were lonnd strewn i vhile other?, helpless from inji f}T risKi hy ihfir t-spnftn;?. lai'J i usahl* Jo f ws-3 : 1 tty had faJlen.

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