Daily News from New York, New York on September 4, 1927 · 148
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Daily News from New York, New York · 148

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Sunday, September 4, 1927
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4, SUNDAY NEWS, SEPTEMBER 4, 1927 31 - 1 1 -W&m'im aaiiJMaBaaaC3al 2 ST fs3 P a s U CREEP BACK HERE FROM SANDY HOOK Two outward-bound freighters, the Munson liner Munsomo, and the British steamer Dundrennan, collided just outside Sandy Hook shortly after 5 p. m. yesterday. The Dundrennan, plowing through a dense fog," rammed the Munsomo in the midsection. No one was hurt. The Dundrennan reported that her stem was bent and several plates in the prow were ripped off. It anchored near the scene of the crash awaiting clear weather before returning to New York. With the bridge almost completely torn away, Munson line officials marveled at the escape of Capt. A. K. Anderson and members of his crew from injury. The Munsomo, with a gaping hole amidship was towed in to Pier 10, at the foot of Old Slip, at 9 p. m. (Picture on page 1.) LITTLE HOPE FOR FLYING PRINCESS London, Sept. 3 (U.R). Evidence was accumulating today that Princess Aiinc of Loewenstein-Wertheim f$,i.v and her compan- yk " ions in the miss- ing monoplane f ' St. Raphael had if iA I 'plunged into the V mid -Atlantic I y'm and died in their . . 7 effort to fly , . from U pa von, f'-v England, to Ot- V tawa, Canada. j The steamer ' v Josiah M a c y waa believed by Princess Anne many persons to have sighted the St. Raphael at an altitude of 1,000 feet about 900 miles off the coast of Ireland Wednesday night. The vessel reported by wireless yesterday that an airplane had been signted. 230 COUPLES GET LICENSES TO WED The marriage license bureau worked an hour and a quarter overtime yesterday and handed out 230 licenses. Deputy City Clerk Jo-seph J. MeCor- mick and Chief C'erk Thomas J. Culkin married 114 couples. Seventy-five of the couples were from oUt of town and represented nearly every state . in the union. The oldest couple was one in which the man and woman were each 65, and the youngest applicant was 17. DOG BITES BOY, 3, AND AVENGING DAD Hearing last night that his 8-year-old son had been bitten by a vicious dog, Patrolman William J. Reilly arrived at his home, 2240 Tremont ave., just as the child was being brought back from Fordham hospital. The dog suddenly appeared, snarling. Reilly shot it. Wounded, the dog buried its teeth . in his right hand. The beast held r-n tenaciously until another policeman killed it. Then Reilly went to Fordham hospital. Brain TMwn are Boot! tunlw for the tulatl. Boy Slaying Dupe Vainly Tried For $50, 000 More Insurance "11 1 y- - 2 Here are the boats which figure in probe of insurance drowning plot: (1) The rowboat from which Goldstein was poshed into Gravesend bay; (2) the motor boat bought by Lefkowitz in advance of drowning party, supposedly to pick Goldstein out of the water after he had been pushed overboard, leaving impres-- sion that he had been drowned. Ghum-Wife Gives Up Hope for Hamilton 3 Joseph J. McCormick By WILLIAM RICR Ottawa, Ont., Sept. 3. A brave woman, rapidly losing hope, tried to smile today and confessed that her life's happiness was lost with the plane St. Raphael. Mrs. Barbara Gower Hamilton, wife of Capt. Leslie Hamilton, navigator of the plane the British hoped would take first laurels for the westward passage, admitted today that she and the aviator have been divorced two years. Those friends which her standing in England claims on this side came forward with the information that had the plane landed here at Lindbergh fielcV, the two would have Welded a comradeship into a second marriage. Comrades After Divorce. It is one of those romances that stir the mind3 of after war authors. It could have blossomed only in England. The word divorce is odious to the British, but it was not so to this still youthful couple. For the severance of two years ago was followed by a comradeship as fine as their previous romance. ' : Together they attended dances. 1 teas, the numerous and boresome English functions, making each affair gay and attractive to themselves. Close friends laughed, sniggered, jeered. It was bound to result in another wedding. "No, we are just comrades," this modern English couple replied. But deep in their hearts they knew their friends were right. Th.en the time arrived for the dashing aviator to embark on his adventure. Waiting for the Takeoff. Away went Barbara to Paris. There she received word of the probable takeoff date. From Cherbourg she steamed to New York, and nid herself away in the Ambassador hotel, awaiting word of the start. It came and the following day Miss B. Gower and personal maid registered at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa. She waited and waited. The plane was sighted over Ireland, headed over the sea. And then the long silence. Last night an aide de camp of Lord Willingdon, governor general of Canada, presented a bouquet to Mrs. Hamilton. It was a gesture from official" -, yfi4- I'' - . - . t-' r ?; f - v- - K' Capt. Leslie Hamilton. Canada. It felt for Mrs. Hamilton in her moment of stress. Also it conveyed, mayhap, the diplomatic message that Canada had lost hope for word of Capt. Hamilton, Col. F. F. Minchin and Princess Loewenstein-Wertheim. Today Mrs. Hamilton packed her bags. ' AUTHOR'S MURDER TRIAL WEDNESDAY Rockville, Conn., Sept. 3 (U.FD. Leonard Cline, author and playwright, will go on trial in Superior court here W e d n e s d a y, charged with the murder of his friend, Wilfred Irwin, who "was shot at Cline's farm, May 16. The author of "God Head" and "Listen Moon" originally chose to be tried by three judges, but Leonard Cline later decided to entrust his fate to a jury. Flasfebacka from human utnre baud la "True Storiea of Girla," a dally feature you should not miss. Goldstein Family to Fight For $70,000 Insurance. Two new links were forged yesterday in the chain of damning evidence against Joseph Lefkowitz, Irving Rubinzahl and Harry Green-berg for the killing by drowning of Benjamin Goldstein, 22, in Gravesend bay off Coney Island on Aug. 26. 1 The Jewish cantor who, refusing to give his name, first tipped off District Attorney Charles J. Dodd on the day of the tragedy that he had just seen two men throw a third out of their boat, was reached yesterday and, promised to visit Dodd's office Tuesday. Z Three months before the drowned youth rowed out to his death, it was learned, he and Lefkowitz had tried in two different insurance companies to increase the policies on Goldstein's life by $50,-000. In both instances they were refused, after, arousing the suspicions of the company officials. With this evidence added to what they had already pieced to gether, the authorities declared they were prepared to go to trial immediately. The father and brothers of Goldstein have retained a lawyer, William Lurie, 291 Broadway, to " v-: .: j V S" L' Joseph Lefkowitz Irving RubinzvU Two of three suspects in murder case. represent them in an attempt to collect the ?70,000 insurance written on the youth's life by the Metropolitan and the New York Life Insiirance companies. Helen Brandwein, 16-year-old sweetheart of Rubinzahl, has promised to testify for the prosecution, although she continues to protest her love for him, District Attorney Dodd announced. The burial of the drowned youth will take place this morning, following services at the A. Gutterman undertaking establishment, 294 Grand st. Interment will be in Montefiore cemetery, Spring field, L. L- Urgre Mrs. Wilson As Vice President . Des Moines, Sept. 3 (JP). An effort to obtain the nomination of Mrs. Woodrow Wilson for the Vice Presidency will be made by Democratic Iowa women, Mrs W. E. Maulsby, vice chairman, announced today after the close of the women's Democratic headquarters at the Iowa State fair. .-. "Mrs. Wilson would grace the office," Mrs. Maulsby said, "and would fill it capably. In many ways we feel it would be most fitting and appropriate that the nomination should be offered to her." . The Democratic women arrived at no decision on a Presidential candidate. GUNMEN BIND WORKERS, NAB $4,000 JEWELS Two men entered the jewelry firm of Selsky Bros, on the third floor of 79 Nassau st. yesterday, and the spokesman said, "I would like to have your attention for a moment please. That's fine. Now reach for the ceiling. Keep reaching, or my pal here will blow your heads off; he's a nervous fellow." Having thus relieved himself, the spokesman, also with drawn pistol, scooped up $4,000 worth of jewels and platinum. Then the pair started to go, but the spokesman had an idea. Turning to the three workmen in the shop, he said: "I'm frightfully sorry, but it's three floors to the street, and I am afraid you guys will call the police. So I am going to truss you up a bit." Tightly Bound. He did an excellent job. The three workmen were bound so tightly none could move, and each I had a rather dirty -P"vji I blue bandana V . 'J hanky stuffed in his mouth so he couldn't cry out. For more than an hour these three laid on the floor. Then along came Jacob France of 1873 West 11th st. He strolled into, the office, and in jig time was running out the building entrance shouting, "Police, murder V The clerks, who were released by police, were Sidney Stone, 1404 Atlantic ave., Brooklyn; Jack Rick-son, 104 Tapcott St., Brooklyn, and Tbubo "RrLAon "1fi7Fi Rcv-iTif a-ira Bronx. Fifty-Fifty Loot. . The loot was owned. by the firm and customers, fifty-fifty, as one of the victims said. Customers owned $2,000 worth of diamonds which were being : reset and the firm owned the platinum, also worth $2,000. - Not a clew could be discovered by Inspector Coughlin of the detective bureau. It is thought, however, that the thugs- were given the nay of the land by three laborers recently discharged from the firm. The names of these laborers are not known. I ffop If 1 SRl-UNO I LuuJ THESE WAYNE B. WHEELER GOES TO HOSPITAL Battle Creek, Mich., Sept. 3 (JP). Wayne B. Wheeler, general counsel for the Anti-Saloon league, was a patient in Battle Creek sanitarium today, reported to be seriously ill from a kidney ailment. Wheeler's illness, although not regarded as serious .in the past, dates back several years. He had been undergoing periodical examination and treatment at the Battle Creek sanitarium.

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