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Franklin, Pennsylvania
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THE WEATHER Generally fair tonight and PrlUay; except prohafcly snow flurries near Lake Erie; sligiitly warmer Friday. THE NEWS -HERALD' final 51ST YEAR NO. 15,456. Yesterday's Circulation 6,827 FRANKLIN AND OIL CITY, THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 1928. Sixteen Pages THREE CENTS. CAMPAIGN DEFICIT SINCLAIR GAVE ' TO PAY FA I HOPE FADING FOR AVIATORS' FIND OIL SPOT Tug and Motor Launch Take Up Search Near Annapolis, After Finding of Blotch 25 Feet in Diameter. RAIN DOESN'T HALT SEARCH By United Press. WASHINGTON', March l.Reponed finding of an oil spot 25 feet in dia-jmeter ten miles north of Annapolis, Md., sent surface craft from the United States Naval Academy to the vineinitj in .search of three navy fliers, who 3 1 cupped off for Annapolis from Hampton Roads, Va., early Monday and were not heard from again. Meanwhile the tug Choctaw and a motor launch left Hampton Ro..ds for Horn Harbor, Va., to search the expanse of water there following Roar Admiral Coontz's statement tliat iie 3iad authentic information, the missing 3lane flew low over the harbor ot 2::0 n. m., Monday. Three separate informants said they fieard the planed motor stop dead three minutes after pulsing tin- harbor, which is about three miles north of Now Point Comfort light. The Navy Department held grimly to a fading hope of finding the men. Dismally rainy weather did not prevent airplanes from renewing the hunt which yesterday was joined by i:j planes and two blimps, the largest serial searching party ever organized an this country. i Wife Offers $1,000 Reward. Mrs. Hugo Schmidt, of Brooklyn, X. V., wife of one of the lost airmen, noticed the navy he would give $1,000 to the finder of the men, their bodies, or their amphibian plane, . Missing with Lieut. Conidr. Schmidt sire Commander T. G. Ellysou and Lieut. Roger Rnnsehousen, all from the Aircraft carrier Lexington at Hampton Roads. They left the Virginia naval base to fly to the bedside of Ellysoti's pmall daughter, ill with scarlet "fever at Annapolis. TILES US CHUTE HARRIS-BURG. March 1. (LP) The f rst nominating petition to be filed in Pennsylvania by an avowed Hoover supporter was 11 led today in the State Klection Bureau. Franklin P. Booth Pittsburgh, who litea as a candidate tor election as a 1 1 Ipubllcan National delegate at largo. j pledged himself to supitort Herbcrti 3 foover at Kansas City lor the Presidential nomination. Booth also is the first candidate to Me for delegate-at-large on anv partv ballot. i83 RADIO STATIONS ARE NOW OPERATING IN V. S. WASHINGTON, March 1. (LP) An tip-to-date list of radio stations issued by the Federal Radio Commission today showed that 6S3 broadcasting stations are operating in the United States. Changes in wavelengths made in the past several months are recorded and names of new stations licensed are brought up to date. French an d Farther i&ellogg's On A. L, BRADFORD, ' . I'nilcd I'rcs Utaff Correspondent. PARIS, March 1. French and United States views of the conditions under, which warfare can be outlawed seemed further apart today after delivery of Secretary of State Kellogg's latest note. The main question seemed to be whether a proposed antiwar treaty should provide for no wars at all or permit defensive wars. CALL HIS NOTE INCONSISTENT. Entangled in this question were the obligations of France and other countries as members of the League of Nations pledged, in certain circumstances, (o aid nations that have been attacked. French official circles today criticized Kellogg's note as inconsistent. Surprise was expressed at his citation of an anti-war resolution passed by the Havana. Pan-American conference as evidence that nations could declare all warfare illegal. . . France understood, it was said, that only aggressive warfare was denounced; and France was quite willing to join in such a denunciation. It -was expected the Frencn repiyy lo the Kellogg note would ueveiop that argument, suggesting that there must be misunderstanding in Washington regarding French opinion. It was emphasized here that the situation in Europe, and the obligations of league members, make jt Impossible 10 outlaw anything -but aggressive warfare. France sees herself unable to agree not to aid any fellow league member who may be attacked by a third nation. ' Look to League for Support. Confidence was expressed that all league members would take the French view. That prediction is due tp the United Statesnggestion that what France proposed as a two-national treaty between herself and the United States should be extended to include Great Britain, Germany, Italy and Japan. ' The Julia Pierce Shoppe will close cut entire stock at cost and less. Public sate at . C. Bell farm. 2 miles west of Cochranton, Friday, March 2: 11 head sheep, 10 head cattle, horses, hogs, farm machinery and household goods. W. C. Bell & sioii. :' WISHED Commander Theodore G. Ellysou (above), executive officer of the aircraft carrier Lexington, and two flying companions vanished after setting out by plane from Hampton Roads, Va., lo Annapolis where Ellysoti's small daughter lay ill. With him were Lieut. Com. Hugo Schmidt (right)' and Lieut. Rogers S. Ransehousen. Los Angeles is Heading North For Lakehurst WASHINGTON, March 1. (LP) The dirigible Los Angeles left her mooring mast on (he naval lender Pa-toka in Cuban waters at 10:4:1 a. m., today, aud headed northward for her home" base at Lakehurst, N. J., the Navy Department was advised. She had been moored to the Patoka mast temporarily because of previous reports of 110,1 YOi'tttifM?. - WvttlJ . ,i.X:'.'..X. Lake- hurst. The Los Angeles has been ordered to keep a sharp lookout for thr. . navy aviators lost on a flig". t from Hampton Roads, Va., to Annapolis, --d.. on Monday. She is expected to reach Lakehurst about noon tomorrow. The Los Angeles flew to Cuba yesterday from the Panama Canal Zone, to which it had made a non-stop flight from Lakehurst Sunday and Monday. REAL HERO, THIS COP! ,-, ., , STOPS MAN FROM PLAYING A VIOLIN OUT OF TUNE HA.RRISP.URG. March L (LP) It has happened at last. Police have stopped a man from playing, a violin out of tune. Harry L'usminger, 4.'!, self-styled "wandering violinist from York county" was picked up by police when residents in the section of the city in which he was wandering complained of the screeches and howls coming from his fiddle. lie is being held for safekeeping until he 'gets over his drunk," police say. U. So Iews Apart After Latest Mote OF WASHINGTON. March 1. (LP) Business methods of the moving picture industry were defended at a Senate Interstate Commerce Committee hearing on the Brookhart bill today by C. C. Pettijohn, counsel for the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America. "This bill proposes to put out of existence the present plan of selling, exploiting and distributing motion pictures without offering anything to take its place' except a commission to eon-duct hearings and fix prices," he said. : . OUTLAW LABOR INJUNCTIONS. WASHINGTON, March 1. (IP) The Shipstead bill to outlaw labor injunctions wouhl le declared unconstitutional if enacted into law, James A. Emery, counsel for the National Association of Manufacturers, told the Senate Judiciary ' Committee today at a hearing. on the bill. MARINE TOLL IN NICARAGUA CLIMBS TO 21 Densely Wooded Section Protects General Sandino Five Killed, Eight Wounded in Monday's Engagement. 36 MEN WITH PACK TRAIN MANAGUA. Nicaragua. March 1. The densely wooded regions of the Nuega Segova country today protected General Augustina Sandino, rebel leader, whose most recent ambushing attack resulted in the deaths of five United States Marines aud injury to eight others. The Marine casualties occurred Monday when a patrol, under command of Lieut. Edward F. O'Day. marched into a rebel machine gun nest. This brought the total of Marine deaths, since United States occupation started, to 21. The death list announced today, included : Private John C. Pump. Council Bluffs. Ia. Private Albert Schlauch. Jamestown, N. It. Private George E. Robbins. San Antonio. Tex. . Corporal Cicero I). Austin. Crockett, IV x. Private Curti.s .1. Mott. Trenton. Wash. The wounded : Private Im. C. Davis. Miot. in the shoulder. His condition was said to be serious. Sergeant Wilbouru O. Christian, Nortbport, Ala. Sergeant Charles Ilishiuan, Loug-mire, Wash. Private Lewis Ballard. Troy N. Y. Private Raymond I'. Carter, Payson. Utah. Private Teter C. Crum, Omaha, Neb. Private Linton C. Maynard, Ranger, Tex. Private Clarence E. Phelps, Port-laud, Colo. Pump, Schlauch and Robbins were killed instantly. ' The other two men died Tuesday of wounds. Location of Attack Ideal. The aK selected for the ambushing attack ws ideal for the Sandino stra-W. U .M!i near a l'uilt::K, tiuoyvu ui DarailL midway between Ocotal and Jinotega. Dense bush surrounded the location. Lieutenant O'Day's column, including .'!(! men and 85 animals, had just completed accompanying a pack train to Condega. They were without the heavy pack load on the return journey. Near the rancho the surprise attack started. Resorting to his favorite strategy, Sandino's men directed a deadly fire of machine guns which had been set in ambush. The Are raked (Continued on Paqc 2.) FIRM BUREAU IS OUTLINI IRK FOR TUMI The annual meeting of the Venango County Farm Bureau, for the purpose of mapping out a plan of work for the organization during the coming season, was held in the offices of the bureau in the Hancock building ou Thursday afternoon. The following are the members: IT. G. Sterre-tt, of Wesley, president; A. I. Stine, Van; John Kane, Dempsey-town ; A. T. Foster, Sandyereek : A. J. Donaldson, N'iekleville ; Joseph Hiilier, Cooperstown; Charles McKiuney, Bred-iusburg ; Fred Fisher, Oakland ; County Commissioner Joseph A. McElhaney, of Sugarcreek; H. C. W. Ewald, Polk. Mr. Htinsherger, . Brfrkeyville. and Caleb D. Sutton, of Tranklin. Most of those named were guests of the Kiwanis Club at its luncheon at noon. Dr. H.' O. Milo, field supervisor of the Bureau of Animal Industry In the State Department of Agriculture ut Harrisburg. was present, and County Farm Bureau Agent E. G. Ifft figured prominently in the discussions. REDUCTION II RATES TO NEWSPAPEflS IS OPPOSES WASHINGTON, March 1. (LP) Reduction of 'newspaper and magazine jwstul rates to the 1020 level were opposed on behalf of the postoffice department today by Joseph Stewart, executive secretary to Postmaster General New. He appeared before the House postoffice committee and testified the proposed reduction would not attract back to the mails the volume of newspaper and magazine business claimed by the publishers. Publishers admit, he said, that metropolitan newspapers would not use the mails any more than now. even if rates were reduced, but smaller papers would. Postmaster General New approves a reduction of the 1920 level. Stewart appeared today in rebuttal to publishers' testimony in behalf of the 1920 level. The committee soon will begin drafting a general rate revision bill. HELD FOR DEATH OF WOMAN HIT BY AUTO NEW KENSINGTON, Pa., , March l.(LP) Charles Elwood, of Saliua. 'Pa.. (Westmoreland county) was held under $1,000 bail today in connection with the death of Mrs. Mary Sanders, aged 50, of Parnassus. She died hee last night after she was struck by.El-nood's automobile. , PITTSBURGH FIREMEN ANSWERS CALL, FINDS OWN TOTS SUFFOCATED PITTSBURGH, Mui-ei, 1 (LP) When William It. Lynch, member of the city tire department, answered an alarm for a lire ut his own home late yesterday he entered the burning building to find his two small children suffocated. Bobby, 4, ami Jack, :!, who had been left alone in the house by their mother, had suffocated in their attic playroom when lire prevented their escape. Lynch brought his five engine lo a halt and raced into the burning house. lie found the bodies of the two children behind o beaver board partition where they had died, apparently in a f ramie effort to open a trap door leading from the attic to the roof. The lire had stunnl near the head of the tit lie stairway, blocking Hie escape of tile children and filling the attic with dense smoke. FIRE DIM OIL GITY BAKERY WILL RUN HIGH Fire Department Does Splendid Work in Saving Most of Building Camp House Damaged. ROOF PRACTICALLY RUINED Called first to bring a chemical tank to put; out a small blaze, the Oil City lire department did exceptionally fine work ut an early hour this morning in saving a good part of the building owned iv Kllsworth Hill and housing the Fast Knd Baking Co., at the corner of East 2d and AValmit streets, Oil City, and adjoining buildings. Damage running perhaps more than $6,000 to $7,000 resulted when the rear of the ok king shop was gutted and part of the house owned by Jacob K. Camp, of Franklin, was blistered and soaked with water. At 3 :Ol o'clock this morning word was sent to No. 2 Company that there was a small Are in the rear of rhe bakery and suggested that a chemical tank be us! in. pttttlr-r it. out. The blaze was discovered by Kert. Marshall, an employe ot the imkery. Fire Chief A. G Dolby and No. 2 responded. They found the fire to lie making-reat headway and immediately Xo. 1 and ,No. 4 Companies were called into service. No. 3 Company was ordered to be ready and all the firemen of The city were called. Five Lines of Hose Used. Five strings of hose were played on the blaze and the adjoining buildings. Chief DiKhy was high in his praise for the good work of the men. Considerable difficulty was found in fighting the lire !ecause of the construction of the roof, made of tin aud tar paper. (Continued on Page 2.) Jointly Ranks With 'Discount Cecil and Ityot as a Diplomat NEW YORK. March f. (LP) Col. Charles A. Lindbergh today ranked with Viscount tlecil of England and Elihu Revet of the United States as champion in the held of diplomacy. The youthful American whose airplane exploits made him the idol of Europe and Central America lias been awarded the Woodrow Wilson medal and !?2".0(H) prize "for meritorious service tending to the establish, .ent of peace through justice."' Viscount Cecil won the award in 1024 and Eliliit Root in 102(1. There was no award in 102.1. Although the presentation dute for Lindbergh's award has not yet been named the announcement by the Wood-row Wilson foundation said that it would be some time within the next few months. The foundation committee gave the 1027 prizes to Lindbergh by an unanimous vote. His flights, the announcement said, "brought a new and better spirit .into the relation of t lie United States with its Latin-American neighbors."' - DR. PELTIER WEARS 13 DOUBLE A SH0E i NEW YORK, March l (LP) The j feet of Dr. Otto Peltzer, German mid- i die distance runner., are so long ami ; slender that lie requires a size 13 don-: ble-A shoe, said Dr. William -M.I Scholl. Chicago orthopedist, who was host to Peltzer during his recent visit to Chicago. "He has the most perfectly formed feet of any runner I have ever seen." Dr. Scholl said. "Their nnusual length gives him that significant sprimry stride and a powerful leverage. His feet are normal in every respect and he takes good care of them." The American Fish Market at 219 13th sU under new management. Fresh fish and cysters a specialty. We deliver. Fhone 1252-G. lMar.4t . SPECIAL MEETING. Oil City Encampment, No. 182, I. O. 0. F.. Saturday night at 8 o'clock, in 1. O. O. F. Temple. Olympas Encampment, of Meadville, confers Patriarchal degree. All members and visiting patriarchs are invited to be present. ' COMMITTEE. ; . , lMar3t SUPPER. Country sausage and buckwheat eakes served Friday. Mar. mencing at 5 o'clock in the Library' at Cooperstown by the Adult Bible classes vi M. E. church. Price 33 cents. . DEATH CALLS GENERAL DIAZ, NOTED ITALIAN ARMY OFFICER; BATTLE WOUNDS HURRIED END ROME, March 1. (UP) Two of the great Generals of the World War, whose brilliant successes aided in the Allied victory, today were joined in death. General Armando Diaz, known as "The. Duke , of Victory" and whose brilliant success in the battle of Vittorio Veneto was the turning point for Italian victory against the Austrians, died j last night just a fortnight-after the death of Earl'Haig, Great i Britain's war time field marshal.' As in the case of Earl Ha'ig, Diaz's death came suddenly and I brought deepest mourning to an adoring nation. INTERESTED IN WARFARE SINCE CHILDHOOD. Diaz had been interested in warfare since childhood. From the days of his maturity he had been a warrior. And he died a warrior's death, for wounds received iu battle were believed indirectly attributable to his demise. He became ill Saturday after attending the opening performance of the Royal Opera House. Grippe developed which in turn brought on bronchial pneumonia. His condition was particularly susceptible to this ailment owing to an impairment of his breathing system, due to a bullet wound he received in the chest in the Libyan campaign when he was a Colonel. His condition grew steadily worse. The marchal's ihildreu, a priest, Ihe attending physician and General Badogiio, chief of all armed forces were at the bedside. His widow had been taken from the room a few minutes previous to the general's death. She collapsed when Diaz's final Sinking spell started. villa presented him by the Italian government as recognition of his success in the engagement of Vittorio Veneto. It bad become almost u shrine for the hero-loving Italians Whole Nation Mourns. Immediately after the marshall's death, King Victor Emmanuel sent his aide-de-camp. General Cittundini, with condolences for the widow and children. Premier Benito Mussolini sent Under-Secretary Cavallcro with ex pressions of regret. The body of the Field Marshal will Italian flag, as he will lay in state Army officers as a No funeral plans be wrapped iu an had requested, am with high ranking guard of honor. have been made. Inu they will be at government, expense. For years General Diaz was rated as a distinguished military figure. His ancestors had fought in the Napoleonic, wars aud he had been a student of military affairs since childhood. Early he was connected with the general taff and as a Colonel served in the Libyan War. He was wounded so severely in one engagement that lie requested a flag he wrapped about him as he thought death was close. It was this wound, after many years, that was indirectly attributable to death. Commanded on Isoiuo Front He was promoted to the command ot the 23d .Army Corps on the Isonzo. front ia the early days oi ti.t" woiiu 'V. ar. He attracted great attention as an organizer, immediately. Brilliant successes finally brought him promotion to Field Marshal in No-vembwi ieiT, tut?n iie iu-f?prlei General Cadorno, as Commander-in-Chief. With the start of his command ther was pronounced success and the invading Austrian armies driving towards Venice were turned back at the Piave river. The Austro-German forces already had captured 2fK),000 troops when Diaz took command, 'it was his success at the Piave river that was the turning point for Italy. Once Guest of Legion. Diaz served as War Minister iu Premier Mussolini's Cabinet until April 28, 1924. when he was forced to resign owing to his health. He visited the United States in 1921 and was a guest at the American Legion convention in Kansas City. GOAL PRODUCTION FOR 1127 U MILll TONS PITTSBURGH. March I. (LP) Coal production of the 22nd bituminous district in 1927 was 4.001,594 tons, according to the report, today of State Mine Inspector John A. Bell. - The 22nd district comprises mines in Allegheny. Westmoreland and -Fayette counties. The production by counties for the year was: ' Allegheny, '2,241,064. Westmoreland. 9o3,u)7. j Fayette, 8(i7,4S'.. j 'Seventeen-fatalities occurred in the j mines of the district during the year, (according to the report. : i . Special display Dodge chassis and complete line cars, Thursday, Friday. Saturday, March 1, 2, 3. Everybody welcome. MrMAHON & McLANE. 50" VWi street, Franklin. I'a. . '20Feb2t LAST MINUTE FLASHES Dean of United Press Associations is Dead. : LOS ANGELES, March 1. (LP) Edward T. Conk e. dean of the United Press Associations and one of its oldest employes, died at his home here today, j He had been in ill health for several years and came to California from New i York City after giving up his active work about a year ago. Conkle was at one j time former general division manager of the United Press with headquarters ' in Chicago and at the time of retirement was superintendent of bureaus. Lindy Makes Fast Flight to Boston. i BOSTON, March 1.-(LP) Colouel Charles A. Lindbergh, here to see his! mother receive the honors of the National Educational convention, landed at Boston airport at 10:3.". a. m., today. Lindbergh had made an exceptionally j fast flight from Schenectady in his Ryan cabin monoplane. He had taken only j one hour and 38 minutes for a trip which usually consumes two and a half I hours of flying time. . . : . , , ; Expects Passage of Flood j t WASHINGTON., March 1. (LP) Passage within the next two weeks and! (possibly within a shorter time of his Hood control bill, which the Senate re-1 ceived yesterday from its Cotnmeii-e Committee, was forecast today by Chair-j 'man Jones of the committee following a conference today with President I Cooli'dge.' "Imperative need for immediate flood legislation will bring necessary support to the measure, Chairman Jones said. - -j - - . i - Payroll Robber Will be Sentenced Tomorrow. PITTSBURGH, March 1. (LP)-Stanley Bodziakowski. of IK'troil. inhlwrv in noil tie, -lion with the SKU IWM1 I '.ivuritnln robbery March 11. 1927. The jury which found him guilty late yeste I.. .1... l.K..,.,- ..lit" l.l lfllF , I,.,,,,-: II.. ..-Ill 1... pariieipuiioii iu me "- tomorrow. The State, after presenting i i whi.-h he nave the details of l he bomoiii wiik-li cuuied the $104,000 payroll, tested it ALEXANDER P. MOORE TO BE APPOINTED AS U. S. ENVOY TO PERU WASHINGTON, March 1. (LP) Announcement of the appointment of Alexander P. Moore, of Pittsburgh, as ambassador to Peru, succeeding Miles Poindexter is expected to be made at the White House within a few days. Prcsideut Ooolidge has had .Moore umler consideration for the post for some time and is now understood to have about decided to appoint him. Moore was former ambassador to 'Spain. Poindexter is to seek election to the United States Senate in the state of Washington. VIRTUAL I Tim PR LS!1 pins i ! AH Megting;of Miners Put Un der can Heavily Armed policemen Patrol the Streets. PrfTSTON", March 1. (LP) Virtual martial law prevailed in Pittston to- a"J" in tha flip Inst mmvlAi-s in the bitter lactional feud ambfig local miners. All meetings of miners have heeti placed under ban. Heavily armed uniformed pohrenie are patrolling the streets attempting to forestall another murder attempt, threats of which have filled the air since the killing Tuesday of Alexander Campbell and Peter Reiliy. In an effort to bring peace in the bitter and bloody feud, Mayor William II. Gillespie, of Pittston, has appealed to John L. Lewis, president of the International Union of the United Mine Workers. Gillespie urged thai Lewis come here and use his influence to end the strife. In spite of the presence of state, county aud local police, local residents fear another and more deadly outbreak of the feud. It is feared that when the warfare again bursts into flame it will assume riot proportions. It is believed that the gunmen who shot down Campbell and Reiliy were imported either from New York ot Chicago. - Detectives investigating the case claim to clues pointing to the identity of the slayers. INCREASE SENTENCE FOR VIOLATION OF PROHIBITION LAWS WASHINGTON. March 1. (LP) The House was urged by its Judiciary Committee today to pass the Stalker bill making five years in 'prison and 10.0H 'lines the-maximnm first offense penalties' for violating prohibition laws. Dance Thursday night at the King's Palace, music by the Kings of Harmony. This dance program will be broadcasted from King's Palace through WLBW. 29Feb2t Control Bill in Two Weeks. ! awaited I payroll rday of ! .., . ... .-. an aileged -onf ion of Bodzi nteneed ; ukou ski j and n.tiU -v of tiie armored car! case. ,' : 1 IfiUft $100,000 IS LATER GIVEN BACK TO HIM Difference, $160,000, Represented. Oil Man's Contribution to Republican Fund, Will Hays Tells Teapot Dome-Probers. $75,000 IN BONDS TRACED By United Press. ! WASHINGTON, March l.Harry Sinclair, indicted oil ' magnate, ud-jvanced SjijOjmo jn government bonds !io help pay off i lie Republican cam-i paign deficit of 1921. William II. Havs. ! former chairman of the Republican ; National Committee, revealed to the j Senate Teapot Dome committee todav. J or this-amount. Hays-said he gave ! sioii.oth) hack to Sinclair later. Th? j difference of jflfiO.000 was Sinclair's ! persona I campaign contribution he ! said. i ii.ijs saiu no did not know whether -. the -bonds were those of the mvsteriou' j Continental Trading Compa'ny. He said he hud never heard of the Con-itinental concern until recently and ! flint no record was kept of the serin! numbers of (he bonds. ! Walsh Speeds Revelation. j Senator Walsh, of .Montana. ha said that the committee (raced $75,000 of Continental Bonds to the Repub'i-;can National Committee. After out- i.ning tne efforts to liquidate the $1.-200.110 campaign deficit. Hays said in a written statement to the committee: Among those to whom j appealed for contributions was Harry F. Sin elair. I ex-plained the situation to Sinclair, told him of the assistance which bad been given by others, assured him that he would be able to obtain th'-requisite funds if we could have a certain amount of time and asked him if, before he sailed for Europe, he could help us to tide over the period. "He replied that he would make a personal contribution which he thought, should not exceed .$75,000. Hr-also said lie would turn over to us approximately $185,000 in government bonds in addition to his contribution for such use as might, become necessary, upon my assurance 1 that he would he repaid the total amount advanced in excess of the $75,000 contri-hutjh.n. . - we, I think, iu government bonds! " Xo Record of Bonds Kepi. "A portion of the $185,000 of government bonds was used as hereinafter stated and this advancement along KitVf nfrWrinAV SftFufl3 SL eommittee at the December meetin that the indebtedness was provided for. "So far as I know no record was made of the numbers of those bonds, or prpnintr nf liartienlnr leciia "Seventy-five thousand dollars of the bonds constituting Mr. Sinclair's per sonal contribution were applied on the committee's indebtedness to the Em pire Trust Company, through the i chairman of its board. General T. Cole man DuPont. "Fifty thousand dollars of the orig inal $1K5,000 received from Sinclair were returned by me to Sinclair. "Of the remaining $135,000. I dc livered to John T. Pratt, of New York, to the best of my recollection. $50,000 at about which time he placed in the hands of committee &TO.00O iu addition to amounts he previously contributed. Later I asked Pratt to add that sum lo his previous. contribution. "To this he agreed and delivered to me $50,000 iu government bonds, but I had no knowledge as to whether they were the same bonds I had previously delivered to him. These bonds in any case were given by me to Sinclair. , . - , . , - T C- eetS, i puam uisose oi j-iarge uuu. "Of (he approximately $$5,000 remaining, I delivered $25,000 to Secretary John W. Weeks, of Boston, (late secretary of war) to be used by him iu his efforts to raise money for the deficit and they were used by him for that purpose. "The approximately $00,000 remaining, I delivered to Fred W. Upham. of Chicaco. for the .same purpose , and ; they were used by him for that purpose. "Consequently, T lacked approximately $S5,000- with which to repay ihonud to ' reimburse Sinclair in fuji ." and I did so. hoping at the same time ; Hint- T could cet some further help later from others, but this did not ma: terialize. - . . : . Knew of Hays's Own Losses. ' I had suffered financial losses of which Sinclair knew. He did not fee) '; that I should bear this burden personally and lie voluntarily returned th SS5.00O of securities which I had cans-. ; ed to be delivered to him. r , . ? 'These securities did- not comprise ' oe'ivprpil bv Sinclair to me. The se- ' curities which he returned were the I. i-o1 c-lirifipc whipll T aTlt , to him. . ... ,. '.. -. .-: .- i, . . "I simply had not succeeded in rais- . ;utr the entire amount ana maae it up personally wttn securties wnien oove . ii(i relation whatever to the bonds with -which the roinmittee is now concerned. "This last transaction had not tak- en place when I testified ' before the committee in .1924 : that according to ; iv repot Sinclair's eontrOwitinn- iii making up the deficit did not exceed- -S75.0OO. But ' after that time, for.tlwc fered to make zood my assurance to liTin I lit xvviild !w rpimhnrswl in :'ull. .. - : ': He therefore should now be ered- i iVhI with a personal contribution of C--. ,.,. .,,..-1 ...l.litinnnl ilTUl n-l.ik - 7 I -J.!" ,Ul (-IIU IHflUll V 1111,11 he felt 1 ought, not lie. calleil on to ; 1. ami) 'and beef roast -supper. Church nf God, Congress Hill, Friday. March 2nd. from 6 to &. m. Adults 50 cents, children 24 ceuls, 2FK1 '. y

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