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Sign Up With NRA torn dutj NOW. M1IUMM of mem «** If jroc fe£y. ** Ames Daily Tribune Times STORY COUNTY'S DAILY Fair and warnw Prktay taturday. incrtMiitf wawnw in «a*t aiwl Mwth VOLUMlLIVn Official Amtt and ttory County Papw AMES, IOWA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13,1933. United Praas Wira Scrvlca HO. KENTUCKY COAL OPERATORS DEFY U.S. GERMANY FIRM IN HER DEMAND . FOR ARMAMENT Deadlocked at Geneva With Wartime Foes GENEVA «3R)— Negotiations for a disarmament agreement between Germany and the World -war allies •were In deadlock Friday as Dr. Rudolf Nadolny, chief German dele- Kate left for Berlin to receive new Instructions from his government. The disarmament steering committee meets Saturday and the full •world conference it to meet Monday. Many delegates feared another crisis unless Germany recedes from its demand that it be permitted to re-arm unless the allied nations — france, particularly — at once proceed tOTeduce their own armaments as they promised to do 14 years ago when the Versailles treaty was signed. Germany has shown no sign so far of receding her demand, and delegates of Great Britain, France and the United States worked on a resolution, which France threatens to "introduce Monday regardless of consequences, affirming that Germany will not be permitted to rearm. Norman H. Davis, chief American delegate, had some "hope of effecting a compromise by reducing the length of a proposed period of armament control by international commission. France demands a four-year period during which Germany shall not re-arm. Davis figured that if he could persuade France to reduce the period to 18 months or two years Germany might be persuaded to accept the resolution and remove th^s deadlock. Britain was supporting France in the demand for 2 four-fear period,) and the German* showed a tendency to blame Britain, rather than France, for the allied refusal to permit her any more arms. Germany bad expected ;- %ai JSritaJn -would seek a compromise, giving her some concession. Milk Producers Delegate Power To Halt Supply CHICAGO <U.E> — Power to halt all milk deliveries in the Chicago area unless the federal farm administration takes action to enforce the terms of the federal agreement signed by milk producers and retailers was vested Friday in officials of the Pure Milk association. Three hundred delegates representing 18,000 dairy farmers by unanimous vote placed the powir to halt deliveries in the hands of 17 directors of the association with instructions to use It unless the federal authorities begin enforcing the agreement The delegates did not set a definite time limit but indicated they were willing U> wait a few days before calling a halt on delivery of all fluid milk to the Chicago market, D. N. Geyer, secretary of the association, said. Envision Huge Expansion of Rivet* Traffic CHICAGO XttE) —The bulk of the nation's raw materials will move out of the plains of the midwest by barge and ocean steamer in the vi- sloa of leaders working for the development of waterways transportation at a special session. of the- National Rivers and Harbors congress Friday; The railroads, air lines and motor trucks . will all have a coordinated part in the new system of transportation, each handling the part of the traffic it can move most effectively. The picture held before the waterways men envisions a vastly increased national commerce. Better profits for the producer from cheaper transportation of his raw materials will lead to greater buying of the finished products. This higher class freight, undoubtedly, it was said, will go to the railroads, and even air lines. Long flotillas of barges will jam the rivers and ocean steamers will navigate to the heart of the 'mid- continent to take on iron ore and wheat, speakers said. With tiue realization of this Ideal is seen the placing of the midwest on "an economic parity with the east" One report to the congress revealed that the federal government has allotted 1222,000,000 so far this year for work on rivers and harbors 1 and flood-control. The active support of Secretary of War Dern was claimed for the program. — - <£— 23 JAPANESE KILLED TOKIO, HIE)— A Japanese sub- lieutenant and 22 of his men were killed engaging bandits in Kirin province, Manchuria, on Monday, it was announced officially here. Nine Japanese were wounded in the sharp fighting. Test Your Knowledge Can you answer seven of these test questions? Turn to page seven for the answers. 1. Who Invented the reaping machine? 2. Who was Simon of Gyrene? 3. Name the capital of Chile. 4. Name the 26th president of the United States. 5. How many U. S. senators does each state have? 6- Name the governor of New York state. <• Where Is McGIH university? Who was the vice-presiden s - - tial nominee with Alfred E. Smith? J. in whose administration was irt,M 001 8ftc '^tary of war? »U Slick? th ° C ° rrCCt nan! ° ° f NAVY DIRIGIBLE ONMTOCAL Airship Macon Carries 71 on Trip ATLANTA <IIE)—The U. S. S. Macon, queen of the navy's air fleet, soared over the southland Friday en route from the east to the west coast, paying its first visit to Macon, Ga., in whose honor it was named. The giant craft radioed tha* all was well aboard. WASHINGTON OLE)' — The naval airship M icon cruised southward over the Carolinas early Friday «.n route to fleet maneuvers in the Pacific and her recently completed home' base at Sunnyvale, Calif. Fourteen officers, 55 enlisted men, and'two civilian passengers were abroad. Leaving Lakehurst, N. J., at 6:05 fy*i% Thursday night, the dirlgibl? passed over Dover/Del., at S p. HJ., and Warrenton, N. C., at midnight, Commander Alger H. Dressel reported to the navy depsjrtnrent. United Press dispatches placed the airship over Raleigh, N. C., at 1:30 a. m. The United Press correspondent at Rockingham, N. C., reported the Macon overhead at 3^23 a. m. (EST). The r -dio operator said to a ground station: "Good weather. Nice trip without incident" The Macon's itinerary will be it Dressel's discretion and depend upon weather-conditions encountered on the trip, but a route which has formerly been used under favorable conditions is by way of Atlanta, Ga., Macon, Ga., Fort Worth, Texas, El Paso, Texas, crossing the mountain range at Eagle Pass, near Van Horn, Texas, Yuma, Ariz., and San Diego. From San Diego the ship probably will- follow the sea to Sunnyvale, tte navy announced. Lieut. Frederick" N. Trapnell was aboard with one of four navy fighting planes with which the craft is equipped. The other three left in advance of the dirigible. T. P. Lamps, chief cartographic engineer of the naval hydrographic office, made the trip to obtain first hand knowledge of prominent and important natural features, such as rivers, lakes and mountains from observations from the air. The ship carried fuel for 5,000 miles of cruising, enough to k«ep her in the air 100 hours. The distance from Lakehurst to Sunnyvale is about 3,000 miles. Lovrien Readv To Enter Race For Governor SPENCER (EP) — The prospective candidacy of Judge Fred C. Lovrien for governor in 1934 was verified by the local jurist Friday. A report that Judge Lovrien was being groomed for the race by state republican leaders was announced Thursday by the United Press. Judge Lovrien said, "1 am seriously considering the race if republicans who want me to run continue their support. I had hoped that perhaps some other lownn sharing my views on agricultural and labor subjects might come out but I am ready to run for governor if such is not the case." College Students Earn $120,000 by Part Time Labor Two thousand men and women students at Iowa State college earned over $120,000 toward their college expenses by part time work last year, according to Dr. R. M. Hughes, president of the school. Various departments gave employment to 396 men students, who worked 137,295-hours for $35,285, Thru the employment bureau of the college Y. M. C. A., 1,051 men students secured part time work which paid them about $29,700. Sixty- three men working and living in the cooperative dormitory established last year in Oak lodge, formerly a women's dormitory, saved by their work at least $2,270. About 600 different women earned $65,000 by part tlmo WILL PROPOSE CHANGE IN NRA TEXTILE CODE Wagner Cites Effect of Minimum Wage in East WASHINGTON <UJ2> — Modifica tion of several NRA codes to fix minimum wages for various classes of. skilled workers will be necessary to protect labor and prevent unfair business competition, Chairman Wagner of the national labor board believes. » His efforts to settle the strike of thousands of silk mill employes in Paterson, N. J., and Pennsylvania have convinced Wagner that early changes must be made in the code for that industry. He intends to submit his recommendations to NRA officials soon. In the case of silk, the code provides minimum wages of $13 in the south and $14 in the north but requires no gradation of wages for skilled workers. Rayon, much of which is made in silk mills, comes under the cotton code which established minimum of $12 in the south and $13 in the north. Skilled workers now on strike in Paterson are demanding close to $30. Wagner said mill owners had informed him they were willing to pay a $22 minimum for skilled em- ployes. He said they told him they realized the workers ought to have more than that, but that they could not go any higher and still compete with southern rayon mills which were under no obligations to pay more than $12. The solution, Wagner believes, would be to fix ruinimums in the code for various classes of skilled help, instead of having only one minimum for all workers. Thus employes doing the same type of work in southern and northern mills would bepaid virtually the same wage, with perhaps some slight differential to equalize competitive' conditions. Wagner also believed there should be entirely separate codes for silk, rayon .and cotton. ,_ v '• Sept. Income In Ames Court Totals $1,393 The cash income In the Ames municipal court for the month of September beached a high figure, the total being $1,393.75, according to t)re Tnojrthiy report of L. B. Thomas, court: clerk. This amount included, however, a judgment transmitted thru the court records, amounting to $556.90, leaving the actual total of court costs and fines received at $836.85.' The city's share of the September income was $159.90, the lowest since February. The city's portion Includes actual court costs only In civil cases, court costs in.all criminal cases and the fines derived from city ordinance cases. Such fines and costs go to the city only when actually collected by the court. The total cash income of the court for the first nine months of this year was $6,209.60, of -which the city's share was $1,848.20. The total income includes the amounts of two judgments transmitted thru the court, totaling $1,366.40. The receipts for September were: fines paid in city ordinance cases, $27; costs paid in city ordinance cases, $8.85; fines paid in state cases, $25; costs paid in state cases, $70.35; cash handled in civil branch, $1,262.55, which included the amount of the judgment paid thru the court; grand total, $1,393.75. These receipts were disbursed as follows: judgment and court fees paid, $1,208.85; state fines paid to county treasurer, $25; city's share, $159.90. Finds Raspberries Withstanding Frost William Shull, Ames mail carrier, is exhibiting fresh black raspberries from a bush in his garden at 812 Carroll avenue. The recent frosts have failed to stop these new berries from maturing. Government Plans to Confine Nation's Most Vicious Criminals in Island Prison in San Francisco Harbor; George Kelly in First Lot WASHINGTONOJ.E)—Plans were pushed Friday to banish the nation's vicious criminals to an island from which escape is considered impossible. Attorney General 'Cumroings announced that Alcatraz island, 12 acres of jutting rocff t in San Francisco bay, separated from the mainland by swiftly running water, had been obtained from the war department as a prison for violenjt criminals and rebellious inmates'of other federal penitentiaries. AS soon as a. warden and his staff can be appointed, and military prisoners transferred from Alcatraz, tHe dangerous men who have been caught in the government's drive on crime, headed by George (Machine Gun) Kelly, convicted kidnaper, will be moved in. With- in 30 days, Cummings said, 100 prisoners in Atlanta federal penitentiary, and 100 from Leavenworth, will be' sent to tlie Island. Alcatraz has a capacity for 600 Inmates. It has been used for many years as a military prison, and there is no record of a prisoner ever escaping. Th segregation of such prisoners as Kelly in Alcatraz stronghold is relied upon by the government to stamp out the practice in- mainland prisons of .inmates communicating with confederates on the outside. Many of the nation's worst crimes, and several prison riots, have been attributed to outside connivance. Officials denied the new institution was comparable with "Devil's Island" off the coast of South Am- erica, where France's worst criminals are sent. Instead. Cummings said, the new prison will be sanitary and healthful anJ "by no stretch of the Imagination will it be maintained in a cruel or inhuman manner." San Francisco Men Preparing Protest SAN FRANCISCO, OJJP.)—Selec- tion of rocky Alcatraz island, near the Golden Gate, as an American "Devil's Island," met instant protest Friday from civic leaders here. Meetings were called to organize opposition to the government's reported move to use he present military prison on the island for confinement of desperate gangsters "I don't think an Influx of such prisoners is at all desirable," said J. W. Malliard, jr., head of the Chamber of Commerce, when Informed of the government's decision. Mathew Brady, San Francisco county district attorney, added his voice to the chorus of protest. "We have never had gangsters here and we don't want them now even though they will be closeted safely," Brady said. "For gangsters, in or out of jail, draw a distinctly undesirable element in their train and we want none of it." The government's choice for an isolated prison for dangerous criminals is a 12-acre rock In the main shipping channel leading from the Pacific ocean to San Francisco bay. (Continued on Page Two.) £2,457,491 in Iowa Primary Hiwav Fund DBS MOINES, OJ.E>— The balance on hand in Iowa's primary road fund as of Oct. 1 totaled $2,457,491.91, State Comptroller C. B. Murtagh announced Friday. This figure represented a $539,188.90 increase under the balance on Sept. 1. Receipts for the month totaled $473,04T.16 of which $129,201.31 came from federal aid sources, ?165,000 from the Iowa gasoline tar, $137,675.92 from, automobile license fees and $41,169,169.93 from refunds. Disbursements from the primary fund during the month totaled $1,012,236.06, Murtagh said. Construe- - tion expenses accounted for $687,- j 450.87 of this amount. • A total of $324,780.24 was expended for maintenance and $4.95 on. finance cost of refunding bonds. In the right of way, bridge anfd culvert refund account the Oct. 1 balance wds $2,237,021.78. Of this amount $317,663.78 was^ derived I Banker Tells Senate of Firm's Losses ,. ^ from thevpne cent stati* gas~8Bne tax. The remainder, $1;919,357.12, represented the balance on hand September 1. There were no disbursements during the month. The largest item of expenditure in the month was paving, the re- report showed, a total of $371,451.81 having -been expended in this manner. A total of $147,356.72 was spent oa excavation work, $23,^63.54 on graveling. Railroad crossings cost the fund $8,240.60, right of way titles $15,049.79, bridges $42,886.45, engineering $62,431, maintenance $324,780.24, miscellaneous expenses $1,529, tiling $449.98 and guard rails $360.72. ASSEMBLY CALL Special Session Will Convene Nov. 6 DES MOINES OIE)—Gov. Clyde L. Herring Friday issued a formal proclamation setting Nov. 6 as date for convening the special legislative session of the Iowa general assembly. The governor thus fulfilled, in a Friday the thirteenth decree which his aides hoped would prove unlucky for republican senate control, his pledge made last spring. At that time, he promised a session this fall to act on tax revision. The proclamation was addressed to all members of the assembly. In addition to tax revision, he cited liquor control and emergency relief as of vital importance to legislative action at this time. Several committees are working on measure which will be submitted to the legislature. A liquor control commission is drafting a plan of action to be set up in preparation for expected national repeal. Three committees are working on tax revision and one on governmental reorganization. It was believed Friday republicans organize the that if senate some of the governors most important proposals to fulfill campaign pledges may not be introduced. La Guardia in Hopeful Mood, Leads in Poll How the banking investment firm of Dillon, Read and company of New York lost $26,000,000 thru its investment trusts, was revealed during the senatorial stock market investigation at Washington. Ernest Bell Tracy (left), president of investment trusts controlled by the firm, and a witness at the hearing, is pictured talking with Senator John G. Towns'end,; jr., of'Delaware. Fugitives Slay Ohio Sheriff, Free Prisoner LIMA, 0. <HE) — Six heartless killers who entered the local jail to murder the sheriff and free a prisoner were sought Friday in Ohio and Indiana. Sheriff Jess L. Sarber died a few minutes-after he was shot by gunmen "who freed John DiUinger, alleged bank robber. Before he died he identified a picture of Harry Copeland, escaped convict from the Indiana state penitentiary. All the others were believed to have escaped'with Copeland several weeks.ago. Dillinger accompanied his liberators in their flight Barber's wife and Deputy Sheriff Wilbur Sharp were with Sarber when three .of the men entered the jail. The man identified as Copeland demanded Dillinger; Sarber asked for bis credentials and Copeland produced a pistol. When Sarber reached for his, he was shot. Mrs. Sarber and Sharp were quickly locked in a cell. While one man opened Dillinger's cell, the others stripped the jail of all arms ind ammunition. The four, their arms loaded with shotguns, raced out to two automobiles waiting outside with a confederate behind each wheel. The cars were last seen speeding toward the Indiana line. Dillinger was brot here a week ago from Dayton. He was charged with robbing the Bluffton, 0., Commercial bank of. $2,200. About $2,000 was found on him when he.was arrested. He had papers indicating .he had had advance information concerning the break from the Indiana penitentiary several weeks ago. Are You Superstitious? Then Watch Yout Steo for The Calendar Shows That This Is Friday, the 13th CHICAGO (UJR)—Of course it's only a superstition, but . . . Today is Friday the thirteenth. While others avoided black cats, stayed away from mirrors and handled salt carefully, the 13 members of the anti-superstition society defied all the jinxes and invited bad luck. Wirt Morton, a charter member, chose today as his wedding day. Other members broke mirrors and threw salt over their shoulders before attending the marriage of Morton and Mrs. Margaret Budd Osborne, of Duhuque, la. The Morton family fortune was made In salt. The Antl-supcrstltutlon society, organized Inst winter, flaunted every superstition suKgi-Rtcd. Mum- bm w&iKod under ladders, lit three cigarets from one match, spilled salt, broke mirrors and insulted every cat they. saw. "If there is any hard luck to be had by breaking popular bugaboos and superstitions, we intend to have it," Sidney R. Strotz—13 letters in his name—president of ths society, said. Shortly after organization of the club the members defied all the superstitions they could think of on Friday, Jan. 13, without dire consequences. This time they repeated all the old ones and tried several new ones. A climax of the experimo'.t will bo tho rovlval Friday night of the play "Ten Nights in n Barroom." Tho east, hns been rodticod to 1lt and the 1H inembCTH of tho Anli- Superstition society, will occupy seats numbered 13 at 'he initial performance. The cast of the play violates many well known superstitions. A black cat will cross the stage in front of each member as he makes his entrance by walking under a step-ladder. Thirteen salt-shakers will b« placed on the bar to be used in the play and each of the 13 members of the cast will spill salt over their shoulders. After the performance 13 people will drink beer at the bar. Sneezing will be encouraged on the stnRO and each member of tho cast will break a mirror. Actors and actresses will whistle on tho stnfto n.n.1 will rehearse last lines, (i sure "niRn" ot bad luck, before tho play opens. KEUEY FAIR TO CLOSE FRLNITE Carl Ringgenberg Will Discuss NRA KELLBY — The ninth annual Kelley community fair drew to a close here Friday with Carl Ringgenberg scheduled to address a general meeting Friday evening on "The Farmers' Part in the NRA." The program will open at 8 p. m. with music by the Kelley community band led by C. L. Accola and Mr. Ringgenberg's talk will follow at 8:15. The Thursday evening speaker on the fair program was the Rev. Walter A. Morgan, pastor of the First Methodist church at Ames, discussed, "Making the of Rural Life." He said who Most there were three essentials for happiness: Fresh air, exercise and good food, farmer still has and that the plenty of each despite the depression. "If rural life is to be enjoyeJ to the utmost, emphasis must be placed on the spiritual side," the Rev. Mr. Morgan said. .. "Religious liv- (Continued on Page Ttvoi Jury Allows $1,500 Claim Against Ames NEVADA—A jury which returned its verdict into Story county district court here Friday morning at 10:30 after more than 17 hours deliberation, awarded damages of §1,500 to Idell C. Nash from the city of Ames. The plaintiff had filed suit against the city after a sheriff's commission awarded her $300 for land adjoining the Ames sewage disposal plant, condemned by the city for future use of the plant. The suit filed by Mrs. Nash originally sought $1.200 damages but. an amendment to the petition made during trial of the case set the amount at $10,000. The land was condemned in April, 1930, and appraisal made by the sheriff's commission in July, 1930. Suit, was filed against the city in September of that year. Mrs. Nash, an aged woman, now sides in California, ftnd was not presort at the. trial. HERRING SPEAKS MAQUOKETA <UP>—G<»v. Clyde L, Herring \V«B the, principal speaker at dedication ceremonies here Friday for the MaquokeU Caves State park. . NEW YORK, OLE)— Fiorello H. LaGuardia pushed forward in his major offensive to upset- Tammany control of the New York municipal government Friday, confident he would defeat Joseph V. McKee, independent democrat, and Mayor John P. O'Brien, Tammany incumbent, in the mayoralty election Nov. 7. LaGuardia opened the offensive by promising a fight for a new city charter to replace the "obsolete 1901 model which, should have been traded in years ago." He invaded the Bronx stronghold of McKee Thursday night to make his plea for charter reform. La Guardia was shown ahead in first returns of the Literary Digest poll. O'Brien was running last DRIVE UNDER M National Officers At Campaign Dinner With the crack of a 38-calIber pistol fired in the banquet hall at a dinner of the Ames Junior Chamber of Commerce, Thursday night, the whirlwind membership campaign-of the organization was officially under way, to be concluded at midnight, Monday. Chairman D. D. La Grange of the membership campaign, fired the gun, and a "court crier" mega- phon.e-d the message that the drive was officially in motion. This concluded a peppy and informative program of talks that followed the dinner in the Eheldon-Munn hotel ballroom. The pep program included inspirational messages from the national president of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, Leslie Farrington of St. Paul, Minn.; Harry Kruse, St Paul, national secretary; Allen Whitfield, Des Moines, state president, and others. Came by Airplane The national president, Henry Martens, member of the national cabinet, and Wally Bos, national treasurer, all of St. Paul, flew to Ames late Thursday afternoon to attend the affair, and to go to Des Moines following the program here for a junior chamber gathering in their honor in the capital city. At 3:30 p. m., Thursday, National President Farrington was seated in his office in St. Paul. He had sent a telegram to the state officers at Des Moines thafhe would be unable to come. But Farrington suddenly changed his mind, hired a plane and brot his fellow officers with him.'They landed at the Ames airport just before six o'clock, and were present at the dinner. National Program President Farrington outlined the objectives of the national program for the corning year. He predicted the national organization was. on the verge of a mushroom growth that would bring half a million young men into a common relationship within a short space of time. There are junior chambers in 150 cities now, he said, and efforts' are being made to organ':e chambers in 100 new cities during the next year. Mr. Farrington said that national advertisers would be invited to exhibit at the next national junior chamber convention. He outlined other projects for the year, including a farm-city youth cooperation movement and a crime prevention effort. State President Whitfield summarized briefly the state program for the next year. There will be efforts to sponsor district and state amateur basketball tournaments as a goodwill project, and in the interests of the physical welfare of young men. A program bureau is to be set up, providing local organizations with definite objectives and material for development, Projects For Iowa The Iowa Junior Chamber of Commerce also will undertake tlif- 'arm-city •youth movement, and will urge local chapters to arrange dinner gatherings at which young men of the rural districts will be guests. This will be a good will >roji-c(, »n<5 anc in which the. sUtc (Continued on P*t« Two.) OF LABOR BOARD; GOVT, ILL ACT National Labor Board Faces First Test of Powers WASHINGTON, (100— The national labor board, facing its flrst case of open defiance by tmplojf ers, Friday prepared to command nine western Kentucky coal ope*' ators to appear before it and *O» swer the complaints of union miners. . ;. The operators ignored * •um'- mons to a hearing Thursday on charges that they had discharged 400 employes for joining th« United Mine Workers of America, and had refused to deal with workers who did not join a company union. The operators action brought an initial test of the powers of thj! agency set up by President Roosevelt to adjust labor disputes pending establishment of permanent arbitration machinery under NRAI codes. Outcome of the Kentucky case, it was believed, will set « precedent which will define th* scope of the board's authority. Chairman Robert P. Wagner declared the Kentucky operator* would be required to appear. H» said the board was backed by all the power of the- recovery act, which provides for injunction proceedings, fines and other sanctions against violators of While the labor board wrestled with the Kentucky coal dispute, ad. ministration officials were hopeful that the agreement of steel companies to a modified "check off" system under which, they would collect union dues from union members in captive mines would bring an end to the long strikes in Pennsylvania fields. . They we're cautious in their comments, however, as it appeared further negotiations would be necessary between Thomas H. Moses; president of the H. C. Frick Coke Co., who has been representing the captive min* owners in.conferences with Philip Murray, vice-president of the United Mine Workers. It was uncertain jrifo whether the "check off" ^ould satisfy- insurgent union etrikeiSs w1h6 have been demanding that the Frick company sign a direct wage contract with the union. In addition to the direct refusal of the Kentucky coal companies to heed a telegraphic, summons from the labor board, the board also was faced with serious challenges Qt its authority from'other quarters. The welrton (W. Va.) Steel company rejected a recommendation by the board that it take back all strikers without discrimination and submit disputes to the board. Strike leaders informed the board th« board the men would return to work if the company agreed to let the board mediate. But president Earnest T. Weir^ jr., replied, that he would not consider arbitration, until after the strikers returned* The board expect-d to consider Friday its next move,in this case. First Victim of Chicago War Against Grime CHICAGO <EE)~Morris Cohen, 38, .the first man to be executed in Chicago's intensive campaign against crime launched last summer, was electrocuted Friday for the slaying of a policeman two months ago. The condemned man entered th« glass-paneled death chamber in the criminal courts building at 12:09 a. m. and was pronounced dead by 12 physicians seven minutes later. Cohen was convicted and sentenced to death nine days after he killed Joseph Hastings, on duty on the navy pie/, when the policeman sought to arrest him in connection with a robbery. An hour before he was scheduled to die attorneys for - Cohen brot him word of Gov. Henry Homer's refusal to stay his execution. AUNTLINDY SAYS- It is supposed the world wa* once gas. We took to smokinf. It blew up. ,

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