The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on September 29, 1933 · 28
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The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California · 28

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Friday, September 29, 1933
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10 FRIDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 29, 1933. PART II.T SUICIDE LEAPS SEVENJTORIES Downtown Structure Scene of Fatal Plunge 'Accountant in Note Directs Police to Friends Three Others Take Own Lives During Day Hurtling through the air from a seventh-story , window of a building at Fifth and Main streets, a man Identified by police as Arthur W. Stone, 44-year-old bank accountant, fell to his death In an alley behind the structure yesterday afternoon. in a Docket of the man's clothing detectives of the police homicide squad found the following note: "I am Arthur W. Stone. Please do not telephone my wife of this tragedy, but ask by friend, Halcott B. Thomas, 457 South Spring street, to drive out to my house and soften the blow. If you can't get hold of him ask Warren B. Pinnie of 506 Rowan Building, to perform the service for me." In the Docket, of the mans clothes Detective Lieutenants San dcrson and Giese also found two home addresses: 1106 Pine street. South Pasadena, and 2140 Sherwood avenue, San Marino. At a lata hour yesterday the detectives were checking the addresses and attempting to find relatives of the. man. Stone, the detectives reported, apparently was very 111, and this condition might have been the chief reason for his action In ending his life. GIRL SPENDS LAST COINS FOR FATAL POISON Homeless and almost penniless, a young woman who said her name was Frances Faye and that she was 24 years of age, spent her last 25 cents for poison and drank it while walking in T.afayette Park early yesterday morning. She died a short time afterward at the Georgia-street Receiving Hospital. Before her death she told her name and age, but would not tell where her home had been or whether she had any relatives. She was about 5 feet 6 inches in height, weighed about 125 pounds, had blonde hair, and was wearing a pink and white gingham dress and a blue sweater. MAN KILLS SELF WITH AUTO GAS FUMES Parking his car in an open field in the Baldwin Hills about a mile west of Thirty-ninth street and Sixth avenue. W. W. Bredlinger of 1453 West Forty-ninth street attached a garden hose to the car's exhaust pipe, ran the hose into the car, closed the doors and windows while the motor remained running, and was dead when found early yesterday morning by police officers. His widow told the police Bredlinger had been despondent because he" had recently lost his ranch at Calipatria. Actor's Wife Killed by Automobile 7 I J Mrs. Tosca Querze Roulicn DESPONDENT WIDOW ENDS LIFE WITH POISON Despondent over the death of her husband five months ago, Mrs. Edith Ryan, 27 years of age, went into the yard behind her home at 685 East Forty-first street late Wednesday night and took a dose of poison which caused her death at the General Hospital yesterday morning. HUSTON CLEARED IN DEATH Son of Film Actor Ordered to Altend Inquest of Woman Killed by His Car Exonerated from any blame In the accident by investigating officers, John Huston, 26 years of age, son of Walter Huston, motion-picture actor, was instructed by Captain of Detectives Carmen of the Hollywood division yesterday to be present at the inquest into the death of Mrs. Tosca Roulien, wife of Raoul Roulien, South American actor of the films, which will be conducted at the Coroner's office at 9:30 a.m. today Mrs. Roulien was struck down and Instantly killed by an automobile driven by John Huston at Gardner street and Sunset Boulevard Wednesday evening. Huston was driving his car east on Sunset Boulevard and Mrs. Roulien was crossing , the intersection on foot at the time of the tragedy, ac- I cording to De- tective Lleu- 'j tenants Dwlght and Page, i Huston, ac cording to investigating officers, stopped his car immediately after the accident and went to the assistance of the "victim. Dwight and Page reported there was a pedestrian tunnel at the intersection where the accident occurred and that Huston was also driving with traffic signals. Huston was not held but was instructed to appear at the inquest today. Checking police records, the detectives reported finding that Huston was fined $30 after he had driven his automobile into a parked automobile at Franklin avenue and Grace street February 24, last. Rancher's Death Held Accident Shot in the chest with a charge from a shotgun, E. M. Stanley, 48 years of age, an employee of the McCabe ranch near Lancaster, was found yesterday morning by a passing motorist lying dead behind his car, which was parked on Roosevelt road, three miles east of Lancaster. After an investigation by Deputy Sheriff Storey, authorities concluded Stanley accidentally shot himself as he was starting out to hunt rabbits. Customs Men to Co-operate More Closely Closer co-operation between the officials and employees of the United States Customs Service In this and the San . Diego districts, with the assurance of the united sup port of the Treasury Department and the mounted customs service, was the result of a conference held yesterday in the office of Collector Of Customs Seagcr. Attending the conference were Collector Seager, Assistant Collector C. W. Salter, Los Angeles; Collector W. B. George and C. D. Sprague, his assistant, San Diego; Frederick S. Freed, supervising customs agent, San Francisco; William Palmer, customs agent. San Diego; Leo Stanley, captain of the mounted cus toms patrol, San Diego; Horace M. Gillman, customs agent, Los Angeles, and Customs Agent A. D. Hansen, Los ngeles. Court Process Imitators Fined on Guilty Plea Pleading guilty before Municipal Judge Pope to "publishing and issuing- a paper resembling a court process," Frank W. Dunn, manager of the Consolidated Wallpaper Corporation and F. N. Stinson of the Commercial Press Company yesterday were fined $200 each. Both men applied for probation, hearing being set for October 3, next. Dunn and Stinson were arrested after M. C. Gregg, a process server, brought to the attention of Municipal Judge Brand a paper which had been given him to serve which bore on the outside, "Notice to hold funds pending execution," and purported to be a Small Claims Court document. The complaint against the two men was signed by Clerk Dugan of the court. MOTHER PERMITTED TO ASK FOR PROBATION I '' JoHM Huston Martin Elected to Civil Service Board Chair Dr. Harry W. Martin, only holdover on the Civil Service Commission from the former city administration, was elected president of the board yesterday in the reorganization necessary with the expiration of the term of Herman Brandt. William H. Cormack, recent appointee to the board, was chosen vice-president. The other members of the commission include Mrs. Harriett Mason Sunday, Mrs. Carol Loy Stewart and George D. Lyon. Dr. Martin also Is a member of the State Boxing Commission. David M'divanis Sued by Woman Asserting that she fears that Mae Murray, screen actress, and her estranged husband. Prince David M'dlvani, would effect a property settlement which would endanger " hsr chances to collect a debt of $60,-ooo assertedly owed to her by the actress, Mrs. Elizabeth M. Stack yesterday filed a suit in the Su-. pcrior Court to enjoin any such settlement. Mrs. Stack charges that the M'divanis planned to sign an agree ment whereby Miss Murray would take a beneficial interest in community property held by her husband, but would waive interest on the principal. The complaint does not reveal what the debt Miss Mur ray is asserted to owe was contract ed for. Port Truck Rate Quiz Continued To permit truck operators and shippers an opportunity to study a proposed tariff, Examiners Brown and Kennedy of the State Railroad Commission yesterday continued until October 13 an investigation of rates charged by truck companies operating between Los Angeles and the harbor district. The investigation was ordered by the commission on the petition of Certificated Highway Carriers, which seeks the establishment of . uniform rates. Grover Foster, rate expert, called by the petitioners, was the chief witness yesterday. When the hearing Is resumed, parties to the inquiry are due to file briefs on the authority of the commission to order rates lor interstate operators. . Mrs. Anna Jones, 28 years of age, yesterday pleaded guilty to a charge of contributing to the delinquency of her 9-month-old daughter, whom she left with another woman at a bus station last July and never returned for, and was permitted by Superior Judge Scott to make application for probation. The wom an was first charged with child abandonment, but upon her plea of guilty to the delinquency offense the former charge was dismissed. short vamps give you the proper footing! . interest leans to the oxford, but the pump 7 JT still comes in for a goodly share of atten- tion bullock's-wilshire shows both in this autumn collection suede oxfords with lacing cased in patent another oxford of suede with protective trims of calf and kid pump with scads of novel perforations all three styles feature the boulevard heel all three come in black and brown full range of sizes mm i II: ilM r I Ilia : - ,!' short vamp shop third rloor NEW TRIAL FOR WOMAN TO BE HELD Witness in Smuggling Case Accused of Perjury Now Wife of Convicted Officer Mrs. Mary W. Sandoval Jackson, indicted on a charge of giving perjured testimony in behalf of Edward S. Jackson, former customs inspector, at the time he was convicted of conniving with smugglers of liquor at San Ysldro, is to be tried the second time, the Jury receiving the testimony In her prosecution in the court of United States District Judge Hollzer having disagreed. At the time of Jackson's trial the woman, then Mrs. Sandoval, testified Jackson was with her in Los Angeles, assisting her in her Christmas shopping, and was not on duty when the liquor was smuggled. Jackson, found guilty, was sentenced to a term of fifteen months' imprisonment. Upon his release from McNeil's Island Prison, he and Mrs. Sandoval were married. .Their romance was revealed yesterday after the Jury was discharged. At her trial. Just concluded yes terday in a mistrial action, Jackson corroborated her testimony that they left San Diego the evening of December 23, 1931, and were guests of relatives in Los Angeles until late Christmas Eve, when he returned to his post of duty. Several customs laspectors testified he was on duty the night two liquor smugglers carted a large amount of Mexican liquor through the customs gate. Jackson said he had traded posts that night with Inspector Bohan. Bohan denied he had any such arrangement with Jackson. Official records, time sheets, showed Jackson to have been on duty when the smugglers passed through the customs gate. the younger set maintains the gold standard 3R mm vV: Vt M threads-softer than r interest alone is inflatedcentering just now on a new lipstick red crepe, shot with thousands of gold ' 'mm mm the lame of old newer than crepe the younger set chooses this new red metal crepe combined with black or friar brown ilk If, t t fjt j 'i 4 1 jl-;B W I is J W J ii v W , TV X If rv 1, i, ' I - Si 'ti -Z as-? Vfi't -ill DRIVE ON BEER ftALLS URGE fudge Dismisses Charges Against Waiter, Saying Police Board Should Revoke Licenses Declaring that "the proper way to insure that these beer Joints obey the law Is to take away their liccases If they do not, Instead of arresting a waiter for violating the ordinance, which itself provides for revocation of the license if it is violated." Municipal Judgo Ambrose yesterday dismissed charges of violating the city "meal with beer" ordi nance against William Wolf, waiter, arrested at 631 South Spring street. Judge Ambrose also said "the ro- llce report on this arrest shows this place was apparently Just a speakeasy. The beer license was Issued July 25, last, to Joseph M. Schmidt. In making the arrest the officers seized nine bottles of gin. seventeen of whisky and twenty of other liquors. I see no reason why this place should continue to be licensed to sell beer by the Police Commission and many reasons why its license should be revoked immediately. ( "The Police Commission, under the ordinance, can revoke a license if any such place is conducted in a disorderly or Improper manner or for violation of any city ordinance. Arresting a waiter for a petty violation of the ordinance does no good whatever when the place Itself continues to violate the ordinance in every particular, and yet retains its license' Judge Ambrose also dismissed similar charges against six other men, Louis Cooper, Donald Huddles-ton, Oscar Mitchell, George Owens. Kenneth Venerable and George Van Zandt, arrested in different Spring-street, Central-avenue and Washington-street cafes. Army Entrant in Night Flight The United States Army will have one contestant in the transconti nental night flight derby to New York leaving Grand Central Air Terminal at 5 p.m. Monday. He is Lieut. M. B. Dilley, photographic officer at March Field, and he will fly a Laird monoplane, according to Lieut. Gerald H. McClelland, official starter committee chairman. Dilley was the second entrant In the unusual derby to arrive for the start. A silver and gold trophy and $3000 in cash prizes have been post ed for winners in the derby, which is the main cross-country event of the National Charity Air Pageant to be given at Roosevelt Field, N. Y., October 7 and 8, The first entrant to arrive for the start was 19-year- old Bob Buck, holder of Junior fly ing records. TRADING POST UNIT TO MEET . The American Unit Trading Past, a co-operative organization of 4500 unemployed or partially employed persons, will hold a business meeting and entertainment at 3119li Beverly Boulevard at 8:15 p.m. today. The program is in charge of Miss Neena Gifford. McCABETO COME HERE FORTRlAV Governor of Rhode Island Grants Extradition Plea on Theft Suspect The request of Los Angeles authorities for the extradition of Frank E. McCabe, so-called "Main street millionaire," was granted yesterday by Gov. Green of Rhode Island, according to dispatches from Providence, and McCabe will be returned here to face trial with hto partner, E. P. Ascltine. on charges of conspiracy and twenty-three counts of grand theft. McCabe and his business associate, Ascltine, are charged with conspiring to defraud investors by representing that they owned cotton gin patents for which they had been offered $13,000,000, and then borrowing money ostensibly to finance their patents. The county grand Jury returned an indictment against McjCabe and Aseltine on the 6th inst. Aseltina Is now at liberty on $32,500 bail, with his trial set for October 18, next, in Superior Judge Doran's court. McCabe probably will be tried on the same date, the District Attorney said. iiungeTparade OPPOSED Eschscholtzla Chapter, Daughter of the American Revolution, yesterday telegraphed the City Council asking for rescission of the parade permit granted for next Monday to the, United Front Conference Against Hunger. President Davis referred it to the Police and .Fire Committee. two sketched from the new collection both in coat length, both with the effective drawstring neck both from the younger set shop .left 79.50-right, brown faille with metal cloth, 115.00 younger set fashions third floor 1 UllHf-? , rm ' - . Iff if I w i Jf"h i i - '-'c?iWk Kn&l.1;) Ill i mWmfsfsY rourr Doraers the peplum or her velvet sun witn miriK brown velvet and mink maggy rouff chooses an elegance of fabric and fur in designing her ''pet" afternoon suit that . wears a quaintly rippifng peplum, the outstanding feature of her collection this season-with this same richness repeated under the jacket where one finds a chic velvet and satin dress, totally unsuspected when the coat is buttoned and the mink scarf jauntily, tied 275.00 just part of tig new collection of YOUNGER SET suits third floor m upper left is another of the younger set suits with persian lamb accenting the coat-165.00 lower left younger " set afternoon suit in rus! or green with ko-linsky accent, 165.00

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