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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, February 21, 1928
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THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1928 Senate Committee Would Compel Registration of Lobbyists CARAWAY BILL PROVIDES FINE AND JAIL TERM FOR VIOLATORS Measure Seeks to Place Check on Lobbying By Listing Names and Connections WANT TO KNOW WHO PAYS MONEY FOR WORK Court Rules Owners May Seek Recovery Of Confiscated Cars Supreme Judicial Body of Nation Decides Seizure of Autos Transporting Liquor is Permissable Only Under Prohibition Enforcement Act. " Committee Gives Approval to Act, Which Covers All Efforts to Influence Congress WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (A. P.). Compulsory registration of lobbyists was recommended to the Senate today by its judiciary committee, which approved the Caraway bill making such provision. A proposal of the same kind l:ur reaching its result through amendment of the Senate rules and carrying no penalty clause, was thrown into the hopper during the recent Senate debate on the Walsh power resolution which was marked by charges of intensive lobby activities. Must List Expenses Under the Caraway bill lobbyists , who failed to place their names and connection with the Senate secre - '. tary and the House clerk would noon conviction be fined not less than S100 or more than $1.0C0. and imprisoned in "a common jail'' foi not less than one month or more than twelve months. WASHIGTON, Feb. 20 (A.P.) Owners of automobiles, whether they are individuals or financing companies, are to be given an opportunity, tinder a decision of the s'oreme court to recover their cars when used without permission of the owners in the unlawful transportation of intoxicating liquor. The decision was a blow to the federal prohibition enforcement nnctice of attempting to confiscate such machines under a section of the internal revenue laws which i - not rrant the owners an opportunity for recovery. In a case from Seattle. Washing - ten, the court held today thot when possession was a part of the illegal transportation, the government could only seize the automobile un - d'r the prohibition enforcement act, which gives the owner a chance to recover the car upon showing that its illegal use had not been authorized. The case was regard not only of great importance to owners whose machines might be unlawfully used by friends, In the transportation 01 bailor, hi't to the financing companies which retain title to approximately three - fr"rths of the 4.C00.000 automobiles sold annually on deferred payments, involving finane - in - r o"crations estimated at $2,000, - 000,000 - SIMPLICITY MARKS ASQUITH FUNERAL Body of Wartime Premier Is Laid at Rest in Quiet Village Churchyard SUTTON COURTENAY. Feb. 20 (A.P.). Lord Oxford and Asquith, the man who had been premier of England in the terrible days of war, was buried here today in the quietude of the village churchyard p.mons; the graves or simple folk, who died during the past nine centuries. About the ivy - lined grave of the Rpsirirs registering:, lobbvlst ereat liberal statesman, his neigh - would be re 'uired to file monthly ' bors of rural England stood and statements of expenses, showing to j dropped their flowers among the whom money was paid and the pur - j wreaths sent by kings and queens. pose of sucn payment ana aiso me ; " '" ",c ;v3" v1 "." names of nersons they ma' nave entertained as lobbyists and the cost of such entertainment. As defined in the bill, lobbying ' "shall consist of any effort to influence the action of Congress upon anv matter coming before it, whether it be by distributing literature, appearinc before committees of Congress or interviewing or seeking to interview individual members of either the House of Representatives or the Senate or by other means. Under an amendment offered by Senator Blaine, Republican. Wisconsin, officers of a state would be ex empt from the proposed law when honored leader, who declined burial in Westminster Abbey, there was no pomp, no elaborate ceremony in hii last rites. GREEN IS APPOINTED COURT CLAIM JUDGE j WASHINGTON. Feb. 20 (A.P.) ; Representative William R. Green, j of Iowa, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, was i nominated tod3y by President ! Coolidge to fill a vacancy on the United States court of claims, which sits in Washington. As soon as his thev appeared in the interest of leg - nomination is approved by the islation which would benefit their i Senate Mr - Green plans to resign his sat in the House where for sev - ! enteen years he has represented the ninth Towa congressional district. The Iowa representative will fill the vacancy on the court of claims ! caused by the resignation of James ' Hay, of Virginia. Judges of the i court are appointed for life ad receive $10,000 a year, the same as that paid members of congress - - REED OPENS CAMPAIGN WITH DALLAS TALK DALLAS. Tex., Feb. 20 (A.P.). Democratic party principals were put above individual candidacies, including my own, by the rrun - , state. 1 1 SIX WOMEN ARE ON HICKMAN - HUNT JURY Over Three Days Needed to Complete Selection LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (A.P.). After three and one - half days of maneuvering to - pick twelve i:?rsons to hear the murder trial of William Edward Hickman and Wcl - bv Hunt, charged with shooting to ri9h I"! Tvv TVinniK a rirnceist. during a holduo, a jury of six menitant senator james a. eea, ai and six women was selected and sworn in today. Hickman and Hunt, who was 17 years old today, sittinc beside their attorneys, appeared glad that the ordeal of choosing a jury was over, Missouri, as he visited today with Texas political leaders, newspapermen and old friends. Opening a spcakinj tour through the west, the veteran campaigner put in a busy day from his rr CURATOR REFUTES TEXAS TOAD TALE and thev relaxed somewhat when i rival early in the morninu: makin? thev understood that only an alter - ; two speeches and holding own nate juror remained to be selected house meanwhile in his hotel room before the taking of testimony was to begin. Occupying her usual seat In court Mrs. Thorns, widow of the slain man. whom the two youthful bandits are alleged to have shot to death on Christmas eve, 1926. BUNIONS WILL NOT" STOP LABOR PARADE CROSBY ELECTED DEAN PHILADELPHIA. Feb. 20 (A.P.). Dr. H. Lamar Crosby was elected dean of the graduate school of the University of Pennsylvania at a meeting of the trustees today. He succeeds Dr. Herman V. Ames, who has resigned after serving for 21 years. Could Not Live Long After Being Sealed Up, New York Zoologist Says NEW VORK, Feb. 20 (AP.) Dr. Raymond L. Ditmars. curator of the New York Zoological gardens and ? notd 7 - oclogist, today regarded as "absolutely impossible" the existence for thirty - one years, of a horned toad sealed in a courthouse cornerstone as described in news dispatches from Eatsland, Texas. The horned toad in captivity is cxtremelv delicate, Dr. Ditmars said, and shut, in without air would live but a short time. The toad, however, could live three or four months without food, he explained. The Texas tradition that a horned toad can exist a century without food or water, he added, originated when toads were discovered in rock piles after blasting. The tcad creeps into crevices in rocks but air is always available, he said. SCH00LH0USE BOMBER IS PLACED ON TRIAL OTTAWA, 111.. Feb. 20 (A. P.). With his former sweetheart, her face marred with telltale scars, sitting only a few feet away, Hiram Reed went on trial today on a charge of bombing the Pleasant Valley school house. The girl was seriously Injured last November when she attempted to light a fire in the school house sLove. The night before youn Reed had agreed to marry her. After he left her, he later confessed, he stopped at the school and put the dynamite in the stove. BUSINESS QUARREL IS FOLLOWED BY SHOOTING CHARLOTTE. N. C, Feb. 20 (A P.). T. Leroy Springs, wealthy cotton manufacturer of Lancaster, S. C, was shot in the cheek here today by Eldred Griffith, a cotton buyer and former employe of Springs. A business misunderstand Is thought to have caused the shooting which occurred on the main business street of the city. EMPLOYED AS MAID NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (A.P.). Catherine Elizabeth Tierney, 22, who disappeared from Marymount college at Tarrytown, N. Y.. February 3 wa? located tonight at the home of Harry A. Lovscnzn, Kew Gardens, L. I. where she was employed as a maid, the Missing Persons Bureau reported. t IKS OPEN NEW HOME ASHLAND. Pa.. Feb. 20 (A.P.). Ashland Lodge No. 384, B. P. O. E., today dedicated its new $75,000 home here, and tonight a class of 100 was initiated into membership. SCRANTON FOLK ARE ACTIVE IN WELFARE MEET Representatives, From Th's City Prominent in Citizens' Conference Connolly & Wallace Co. Connolly & Wallace Co. "Scranton's Shopping Center" TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 CHEST MOVEMENT HAS TRAINED MANY LEADERS Chairman Proctor Stresses j Great Part Plan Has Played j in Helping Uplift 1 Special to The Republican. j WASHINGTON. Feb. 20. All '. sections of the United States were j represented among the 300 delegates j to the first national citizens' confer - j ence on community responsibility: ior laymen weuare wnicn openeu here today for a two conference. The delegates representing Scran - ton attending today were Dwight P. Weist. G. D'A. Belin, Mrs. Major Lee White. C. Pinkney Jones, and Mr. and Mrs. Warren T. Acker. Other Pennsylvaniaris who are prominent in the organization and their committee assignments are: C. S: Woolworth. Scranton; member of group confc.ence No. 3, G. D'A. Belin. Scranton, group conference committee No. 4. , Gilbert S. Mc - Clinton, Wilkes - Barre, group conference committee No. 5. The meeting opened with a luncheon at the Mayflower hotel, at which W. H. Faunce, president, of Brown University, was the speaker. American business men who have acquired are finding pleasure, not in the accumulation but "in wise distribution aimed at the study and removal of the handicaps and impediments of humanity", said Dr. Faunce. "Men like Carnegie and Duke are remembered, not for what they accumulated, but for what thev distributed. Col. William Cooper Procter, of Cincinnati, chairman of National Citizens' committee sponsoring the two day get - together of wel.'are workers, declared in an address that i Community Chest has been so use ful in training leaders in community development generally that they haJ accomplished more for the community as a whole than for the actual charities, even though they are raising $66,000,000 a year for social welfare work in, America. Delegates to the convention were (Continued on Page Four) Belber Wardrobe Trunks To prospective travelers we offer a new shipment' of wardrobe trunks, three - quarter size, complete in every detail with every needful accessory for the convenience of the traveler. Trunks built to withstand the rough treatment of the baggage handlers. Price '35 Tomorrow J February 22, Washington's Birthday following our usual custom the store will be closed. C. & W. Co. 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