Decatur Herald from Decatur, Illinois on December 1, 1930 · Page 16
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Decatur Herald from Decatur, Illinois · Page 16

Publication:
Location:
Decatur, Illinois
Issue Date:
Monday, December 1, 1930
Page:
Page 16
Start Free Trial
Cancel

DECATUR HERALD __ When a Tiny Lea* Became a Roarine Giant Witt Hays, Bride Oil for Capital Battle Hours to Saw Yacht Club ,nVatn J 1--^ ,,-- _ .,, .j.^jth^t^k^^fc^M^aM^iiiiM^MMlBBB^^B iiMMaMMiiimiiiiiiiiiiBaiimi^ . ' \ *. t , ' , 1 ^raH. ' ' m ( f l * t tWl l * OB f» l l - t m '· ' AS first there was but. n small hole in t h - r u r t h e n embankment of the M a t h U dam of Texas. Sl'iwlv the t r i c k l i n g water enlarged the bole, and then million? of gallons o£ water swept down on the fertile. Nucees river valley, destroying nioro than ".ODD homes and killing h u n - dreds of head of livestock. F o r e w a r n e d , people tied to safetv. HIT*' the s p i l l w a y cnn K- ? ,Pii s t i l l s t a n d i n g nft '-' r break. New Labor Sec. Controls Frozen, Leaps 10,000 Ft. MV r "·. !·· ft . . by I'resuli'nt H e r b e r t uvc'.'"l .fumes J. Dn- r - e l u i - t f r o m Pi-nnSjM- secretary nf labor. Vr'il- k*. vice p r e s i d e n t and ' repre.'fiitativp of the .vl of Rnilroail Traiti- "-pn hero in Washing- I I I lifter their secret and simple marriage at Bethelsra, Maryland, Will Hays, czar of movieland.and his bride, the former Mrs. Jessie Hcr- ron Statesman, widow of James F. Statesman, former United States minister to Bolivia, are seen here as they entrained for Washington, D. C., where they will spend the next few weeks honeymooning. Four-hour fight by firemen to save the Bayswater Yacht club at Bayonne, N. J., failed to avert (these ruins. Two nearby frame buildings also were destroyed by the blaze. Two attendants at the yacht club, who awakened as the flames crept upon them, fled to safety and turned in alarm. i\. third occupant of the building slumbered on and had to be rescued by firemen. A Swerve, a Tumble, and This Cold Snap Jams Chicago's Free Lodging Houses A A t l n n l l r ) A parachute leup 10.000 feet in the nir, saved the life of Gerald Nettleton, 20-year-old Toledo, Ohio, aviator, ns he was only forty miles from his goal, in attempt to set a new junior transcontinental flight record. Dense fog and frozen instruments caused Nettleton to abandon his plane near San Diego, Col. His goal was Log Angeles. ,,,,, p , He is seen here beside the ship from which he leaped Wanted, Beer Baron Surrenders to Visit Injured Son the juijjeoo «mvi 1HJ4HV.1W.J.-I l i t vni. --*^-j «-*· vjniCciJ^O, - . - -- - - y * aggravated by the cold weather. Here is the manner in which the free lodging houses through the city are jammed, above photo being taken at the Salvation Army sleeping shelter. Telescope From Plumber Supplies ( By Pacific JtAtlast:' Resting at bottom of this embankment in Broomall. Pa., you se« this Philadelphia, bound bus, which plunged into this spo . w h e tried to avoid collision with another vehicle. N i n e person, v .ere injured and many others suffered f r o m shock. Railroad tratac : «as held up several hours while wrecking crews remo\ed the baa.j damaged bus. . _____ ._. __ ._ Lafee Michigan Ferry Launched With Great Splash -- i Juvenile Rifle Champ at Pinehurst When he learnetl that his son was severely injured in an automobile accident Joe Saltis, beer baron, sought by Chicago police as a public enemy, surrendered on the provision that he be allowed to see his son. Eequest was granted and here he can be seen with his wife at the bedside of his injured son. Tells of Plot Tools and materials useu in mis work as a plumber have aiueu L.eo Scanlon of Pittsburgh, Pa., to build a telescope, which will be used by a group of student amateur astronomers of Carnegie institute. Here Scanlon is seen with the eyepiece of the telescope, which boasts a ten-inch lens and magnifies 400 times. Barnacle Covered Branch Their Hideaway i l l y I ' i i c i l l f A A l l . i n l t v l A l t h o u g h thi,« y o u t h f u l ninuod has his trouble keeping his balance a f t e r lirinp his shot, due to the backfire of the gun, he is a crackerjack with the rifle. Ho is Teddy Scofleld, ten years of age, of New York City, and he copped the annual juvenile shooting match at Tinehurst. N. C. With a mighty splash-(and when we say mighty we mean eighty) the new million dollar 3,000 ton 360-foot car ferry Cit;. o! ^ waukee leaves the ways at Manitoc, Wis. The ship will plj acro-S Lake Michigan in place of the one which sank a year ago w u loss of twelve lives. Woman Financial Genius Held Nothing to hide under but a barnacle covered branch, but the rock hinds make the best of it at the three million dollar John C. Shedd aquarium in Chicago, the largest and most up to date of its kind in the world. They are found in the West Indies, Florida reefs and the Bahamas. The aquarium, recently opened, presents 3,500 fishes, representing 135 species, to the public view. (lly tactile i Atlantic) The eight men on trial in Soviet Russia in connection with the plot against the present revolutionary government there, were indicted and accused by N. V. Krylenko (above), assistant people's commisar for justice and public prosecutor, of negotiating with M. Poincaire and Aristide Briand of France, for a military attack on the Soviet Union. England was also named as one of the plotters. Accused of defrauding investors of §1,000,000 in fake and unrecorde mortgages, Mrs. Hilda Schroeder, who operated a bond and mort ^ a » e company in Chicago's financial center, under her name, is seer, n with John M. Naghten, said to have been her right hand man, were returned to Chicago from Philadelphia, Pa., (Copyright 1930; by Pacific Atlantic Photos. iNEWSPA'FERr VSPAPERI

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 20,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free