The Bridgeport Telegram from Bridgeport, Connecticut on August 4, 1927 · Page 1
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THE BRIDGEPORT TELEGRAM Circulation Books Open to All--Average Circulation for Week Ending July 30--15,619 nr"M ftBT» VOL. XXXVI, NO. 185 Enured a* ascend elm matter at th« post ofrio* at Brldi«port, Conn., unto act of lt7» Rw. 6. Pat. Oft BRIDGEPORT, CONN., THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 4,1927 22 PAGES TWO CENTS ON NEWS. U CENTS A WEEK BT * SACCO AND VANZETTI MUST DIE, GOVERNOR FULLER DECIDE INTERPRETATION OF TERM "CHOOSE" IN PRESIDENT'S DECISION SPLITS CAPITAL Section of Washington Opinion Looks for Public or Private Amplification of Announcement. BUTLER FIRM IN BELIEF COOLIDGE MAY RUN AGAIN Democrats Silent, but Satisfaction with Situation Seen--Oldfield Withdraws "Feeler" Charge. WASHINGTON, Aug 3--(By As»o- elated Frets) As many politicians and political observer* here view It. President Coolldge's statement that he does not "choose" to run In 1928 has created a most unique political situation Some leaders are looking to him for a more definite pronouncement nt least privately, but those who have -.,- ·cried closely Mr Coolldge's course over the years doubt that h? will amplify the statement at this time Many were inclined to accept it as meaning that the President was definitely out of the running, bu*- there were those who still regarded the brief announcement as lea\ing the way clear lor him to accept the nomination If the party forced it upon him While none of them would talk lor publication some prominent Republicans lelt that the way was open now lor others desirous ol obtaining the nomination to have their campaigns put undar way something they hnd bten hesitant to do as long f* Mr Coolidge had cald no word as to his own intentions Andy Rush Hurls Perfect Game, No Hits, No Runs Andy Rush pitching ace ol the Bridgeport Bear* entered the pitching hall of fame yesterday when he hurled a no-hit no-run game against the Springfield Ponies The Bears won the game. 1 to 0 Rush allowed one base on ball* hit one batsman and struck out six Only twenty-seven opposing player^ faced him, however, as tv. o double plays cleared the bases after the free passages to first Gary Fortune his opponent allowed the Bears only four hits HAPPIER, RELIEF OF EVIDENT Household Intimates Split on Interpretation of Word* "Choose" in Statement. RAPID CITY S D , Aug 3 --(By Associated Press) A marked chance in the general attitude of President Coolidge--like one who had · got something off his chest' --has been noticed since he made the announcement yesterday that ' I do not choose to run for president in 1928 ' Mr Coolidge is described by those who are brought Into closet contact with him as a much happier man He is more talkative, although still far T*iose who 'egarded the Presidents I from loquacious, freer In his greetings woids as susceptible of two Interpretations said the political situation was no clearer now than It was before Mr Coo Idge issued his ten-word statement that friends ol other ellgibles would hesitate to launch booms lor their lavorltes until they had assurance that Mr Cooltdge had de'lnltely eliminated hlmtell The statement ol Chairman Butler of the Republican National committee that he was not convinced that Mr Cool^ge would not run it nominated aotracted wide attention here Mr Butler recently made a swing through the v.eit conferring with national commit- tecmen and other party leaders und said alterwards that he had lound the strongest sentiment lor Mr Cooll-ige Democrats Silent While lor the most part Democratic leaders were as silent as the Republicans, some of them made little effort to conceal their own satisfaction o\er the fcltuatlon the President s announce- and he seems to get more enjoyment out of the little Incidents of dally life This chance has been noticed lor seveial days before the statement was Issued and It is believed by many to show that he reached his decision some time before It was announced Meanwhile, the surprised Coolidge household Is split asunder into two groups which argue on the deflniteness of the pronouncement The argument races about the word ' choose" used b the President and whether he ^ould accept the nomination now even It it were tendered him Whatever may have been In the Presidents mind, it is believed from circumstances yesterday that he knew exactly what he wanted to say some time before he said It Between the time (Continued on Page T w o ) T, J. WALSH CALLS DECISION "TO" ·nlflg Support of Jeffersonian Policy Seen in Coolidge Statement. MISSOTJLA. Mont August 3 -- ( B y A«soclated Press ) ' The wise determination of President Coolidge not again to become a candidate will be appro',- pd by most Americans" Thomas J Walsh, Democrat Montana said today "It Is scarcely to be believed that any others desiring his re-election were undisturbed by misgiving at departure from the precedent set by Washington and especially by Jefferson "It would be difficult to alarm anyone concerning the fate of the country should the mild mannered President be again chosen But the rule once departed from ceases to exist and It becomes relatively easy for some bold and ambitious man or one not v er- scrupulous to utilize the vast power and prestige of the presidential office to perpetuate himself In that eminent pl»ce I said more than two years a?o that when the proper time came President Coolidge would announce that he would not run again and that should lie be nominated the anti-third term sentiment easily stirred would piove his undoing ' Dirigible Was Propelled by 2 Nine Horsepower Motors. BE TAKEN; ERROR J(j Thousands Stalk Ghosts at Midnight at Beach's Pond of the regular Tuesday morning press conference and the hour when he had asked the newspapermen to call again for an announcement, the President was occupied almost constantly in receiving visitors and in taking care of routine work of his office Exactly 20 minutes before the hour when he expected to make the statement he called in Everett Sanders, his secretary, and handed to him a piece of white note paper on which the announcement was written In pencil In the Presidents handwriting and asked him to have this message typewritten on small pieces of paper There was then no opportunity of mistaking what he meant to say No One Forewarned These papers were harlded by the (Continued on Page Tito ) HOME-MADE AIRSHIP FALLS, CREW SAFE August 9 Limit Set--Contract May Go to Warren Bros, if Bid Is Lowest. WOULD OVERCOME ERROR Resolution Adopted by Council Through Error Would Be Rectified, Is Belief. In the eveut that the Warren Bi others company Is the low bidder on 21,0001 square yards of pavement August 9, a contract lor the work might be awarded that concern by Mayor Behrens without further authorization by the Common Council, It was suggested at the City Hall yesterday Since both City Attorney A L, DeLaney and Assistant City Attoiney Henry Oreensteln are absent fiom the city, no opinion was secured on the propriety ol such action The though' was advanced at City Hall however that U Warren Brothers should be low It might be proper to make ' the awaid to them on the basis ol the resolution which the Mayor says was adopted through error by the Common Council last Monday night Bids will be received by Mayor Behrens until August 9 lor the laying of approximately 21 000 square yards ol pavement on city streets, but the contract will not be awarded until such time as the Mayor Is authorized by the Common Council to call lor bids and award the contract to the lowest bidder, the Mayor said yesterday August as Limit When It was discovered by the May- 01 on Tuesday that the council had taken Improper action empowering him toward the contract to the War- »en Brothers company, arrangements for advertising lor bids had already been made, the Mayor explained Ad vertlsements appealing yesterday said that the Mayor will receive proposals until 11 a m standard time August 9 on the paving work While the advertisement does not £0 specify, It was explained by Cltv Engineer James A McElroy that the pavement is to be Warrenlte A certified check lor 10 per cent of the price bid must accompany each proposal and the city reserves the right to reject any and all bids ·We will receive the bids but will not award the contract until the council has given the proper authot Izatton " the Mayor said "It has been decided there will be no special meet- Ing of the Board of Aldermen lor the purpose of passing a proper resolution and this will be done at the September meeting " The Common Council ordered 14 streets paved at its meeting on Monday About half of these will be paved with Warrenlte and are covered In the 21000 square yards lor which bids have been asked City Engineer McElroy said The remainder ol the streets will be paved with penetration pavement most likely to be laid by Director ol Public Works A J Northey YOUTHFUL DRIVES CAREFUL, 18 REPORT Police, Motor Vehicle Records Show No Arrests for Those Licensed under New Law. Neighborhood Reports of Apparition Seen for Past Two Nights, Drawi Crowds to Bridgeport-Stratford Line, but Spectre Fails to Perform for Spectators -- Residents Aroused. A strange apparition or phenomenon, reported to have been seen hovering over Beech's pond on Boston avenue for the past few nights a^t midnight, attracted a crowd ol more than 2 000 people last night, who waited anxiously for the the ghost-like lorrh appearance of They waited vainly for hours, for the phenomenon or apparition did not appear It was lepoitecl by neigh-Dors as having been seen for three preceding nights In succession The strange sight was first seen Sunday night by a few and again on Monday and Tuesday nights It was described as being a glowing, misty, form about six feet tall aud over two feet wide, and of an indescribable llguie" which 'suddenly appealed out of the water' near an old abandoned tee house and to float out over the water," suddenly disappearing in the part of the poud where the water Is the deepest, that part being near the dam Ovei the small body of water, which has been used lor a number of years as an ice pond, there have been many tales told by nearby residents for the pond has claimed many victims It was about a year ago this time that Its last victim, a four year old girl, was claimed by the body of water and the superstitious ones tell ot a man being drowned, who (Continued on Page Fifteen Is Known to Waterbury Police as "Scar Face"-Involved in Slaying. DANBURY Aug 3--(By Special Cor- lespondent) Identification of the man who was stabbed early Monday morning on Delay street and who Is now In the Danbury hospital was positively maoe by Waterbury and state police today, who said that he was "Scar Pace' Tony Mullo who was mixed up In the murder of John Costanzo whose body was lound in Orange a year and a ha'' ago The name which the man gave police was Vincent Ferlrise thirty two ol 79 White street With his identity established police believe th y ftave linked his stabbing up with that ol the Costanzo murder It Is believed that Mullo was one ol the gang which was in opposition to a gang to which Costanzo belonged and that Frank Grindlnalte, Mullo's assailant, w?s a member ol Costanzo's gang and was avenging the death ol Costanzo Alter Costanzoa murder, Maho Was arrested as a suspect but was r») eased on a coroner's bond Shortly afterward ne narrov ly escaped death In a shooting allray In Waterbury, and after that, was said to have gone to Italy Police thought he was still there until the stabbing levealed be had come to Danbury eight weeks igo when under the name of Perlrise. he lound employment as a section hand for the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad company Assailant Still Held. Following the stamng Grindlnalte who is thirty-six and proprietor of a spaghetti house at 71 White street, was arrested on a charge of assault with Intent to murdei He is utill In jail in default of bonds ol »10 000 The trouble was supposed to have staited three weeks ago when Grlnda- nalte ejected Mullo from his rtotau- rant after Mullo was alleged to have hit, a customer over the head with an empty beer bottle The pair met Sunday evening in a groceiy store and would have fought had they not been separated by friends They met again NEW YORK Aug 3 -- (Bv Associated Press) The pilot of a home-made j months joungsteis have been driving oiiiglble narrowly escaped death to- | cars by their own legal right not one day when the gas bag of his airship arre st has been made of their number collapsed and he was forced down In fol driving while undei the Influence a meadow near Flushing of ljquor 60 far as he cou ici recall And Anthony Hensler thiit of New tne Connecticut Motor Vehicle depart- York took off fiom eecaucus N J ment Icp orts that not one of this in a small dirigible built and owned by Morris V Hanwa of Union City HARTFORD Aug 3--(By Associated Press) The state police and the motor vehicle department came to the defense of modern youth today with reports expressing the utmost satisfaction In the results of the new law In effect since May 1 which has given automobile drivers' licenses to 6 200 boys and girls from 16 to 18 years of age Superintendent Frank M Nichols of the state police said that In the three j l ( f o n t l n u e r t on Page f i f t e e n ) VOTES GUT Increase in Number of Persons Favoring Local Enterprise Recorded. **ji With an Increase In the number of supporters of Radio Station WlCC voting in favoi of keeping It here the ratio of those voting to have the station remove* yesterday was reduced to four to one a count of ballots sent to the . Post TeJegram Bhowed last night Odds against the station had been as high as seven to one on early balloting but later lesults lowered the odds In the votes tallied yesterdiy the ratio was two to on 3 against the station, al though on other questions such as allowing the »tatlon more power or imreated wa\ length fans were more reluctant, the odds standing at three and four to one respectively 757 Vo(*a Cattt To Date A total of VS7 ballot have been received for thi radio commission to date Set owners voted as follows on the five propositions submitted Favoring Inn ease In power, 127 opposed 624 Favoring higher wave length, 120 opposed 621 Able to tuni' out station, 187, unable 560 Favoring 588 programs, 162 opposed, Favoring station's removal, 582, opposed 145 Some of the Interesting remarks attached to the ballots follow "II the station has to be removed I hope It Is not far away " "Bridgepoit or vicinity all right " "Easton or Bridgeport O K " ' So called radio fans think the same ot your, Job as you do WICC and act accordingly 4 Interior programs " "Remove It lor the benefit of those who cannot tune it out ' 1 Will celebrate when WICC gets out ' ' Enough stations within 50 miles of Bridgeport" ' Best way to keep Bridgeport popular · ' It Is an outrage ' ' I cannot see anything beneficial to the city by having a broadcasting station here " Sell It to the Chamber of Commerce (Continued on Page T e n ) News Summary "BUCK PASSING," COX'S JOURNAL COMMENTS MIAMI Fl» August 3 -- ( B y Asocl nted Press) The Mlama Dallj Now8 published by James Cox former gover nor of Ohio and former Democratic presidential candidate save Eeven the high office or Prebldent of the United Vatis in not immum to . N J for a test flight While over New York ga» began to escape from the bag Hensler who was alone In the machine matioeiurecl It out over Long Island before the bag co,lapsed In the middle and the airship came down He escaped uninjured The dirigible which Is 94 feet long and powered with two nWie hoise- power engines was not damaged be- jond a rip in the gas bag DIVER DIES OF FRACTURED SPINE -- ,,.., ,,,, NFW HAVEN Oonn August J -= ^rand old army pastime of buck Joseph Green thirty-five bath house lS TMy manager died today of R broken neck Thus by a simple stroke of the pen received when he clove from the ple« that not class of'niveis has been invoked In a fatal accident In fact the sixteen and seventeen yeais old drivers have Mot e^en been Imolved Iti a spectacular trccldent although some youngsters of that ago and uner have been Imolved In fatal crashes tney have been unlicensed operators While the newly-made drivers have 1 nthe first three months of the law s existence established this enviable record Commissioner R B Stoeckel of the Motor Vehicle department attributes much of this excellent work to the fact that the youngsters are carrying their new responsibility with care and when on the road aie careful drivers What will happen when they became ufced to their privileges and grow careless Mr Stoeckel does not predict but he has expressed the opinion that at present these boys and rr a brief datteilnc of the W h i t e H mse at bavin Rock his licad stilklng bot- B l l l s of sixteen and seventeen years of Upewriter Ptefctclem Coolirl^ -- "·" '·"'* J ~ "" "· ' pd himself i i the u t f consr ieiitlous pi u o u l f l h i \ r f h i c i K u ( I i ic the o'ot ^ bj ] i vnrl ]p no "C(ue post 101 bh servan 1 I ehr. c Ic do toin The water was at half tide of Uir tilnr ho Oiren nu naeerl to f i g h t Ills w n pf b \ n tnc s m t n i e \ \ h e i p his c 1 ' t c D -3 e vrd H^ \ * j us i , Lu A hu^pual but duel of In* aijuuc age aie the best drlveis on the load Then, aie 600 girls among the 5200 h?meJ since May 1 all nuclei eighteen ( " n i s old Fhr e aie ·«·) moic boys s i v c u t r c u \ u j old .aid 86 moic t,irlf ot this age idtOLIDC.! 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CRUISER ISSUE FATAL MEN GUILTY OF MURDE1 HAD FAIR TRIAL, HE SAY! NO NEED FOR CLEMENOi AFTER THOROUGH PROBE, WON'T FREE MURDERERS Gibson Seeks Further Proposals from British, Japanese Delegates in Vain. GENEVA Switzerland Aug 3--(By Associated Press) The tripartite naval conference tonight reached an Impasse It was stated In authoritative American circles and the last seslon is planned for tomorrow This later received confirmation by the Japanese spokesman It was stated that the delegates mutually and sorrowfully had agreed that no pact could be reached to limit further the armaments of Gieat Britain, the United States and Japan at this time This announcement was made after tonight's meeting of the plenipotentiaries to consider the Japanese compromise proposals The hour of the final session was set for 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon The decision to adjourn the conference tomorrow was brought about by the inability of both Great Britain and the United States to accept clearly the Japanese compromise as a bisls of discussion lor settling the cruiser question, which was the crux of the whole conference When the private meeting of the delegates opened at the villa ol Hugh K Wilson American minister to Swltzer land with Hugs Gibson chief American delegate, presiding, the Japanese proposal was Immediately brought up for discussion W C Brldgeman principal British representative and his colleague, Viscount Cecil--all accounts of the meeting agree here--were not quite clear as to whether the Japanese compromise could be acceptable to them This compromise virtually meant a naval holiday for Great Britain until the United States could catch up with her In naval construction The British delegates, however Indicated that If the compromise were acceptable to both the United States and Japan more time would be required to look into It further In the Japanese plan the word authorized was employed to emphasize that Great Britain and Japan would only finish their authorized cruiser programme Mr Gibson asked Mr Brldgeman what he understood this word to signify, adding ' Does It mean approved and authorlz ed?" Viscount Cecil answered that it f.OVLRNOK A M A V T HLLLR meant · authorized After further duelling, Mr Gibson asked "Does it mean the Blrkenhead plan?" Mr Brldgeman Is understood to have answered yes ' Then that means 468 000 tons for Great Britain by 1931 ' said Mr Gibson Mi Gibson added that this was higher than the United States could (Continued on Page Fifteen) ATTACKED BY BULL, FALLS DOWN STEPS Stratford Farm Hand Is on Danger List in Hospital after Two Accidents. After John Vencle loity-one who works on John Rebstock's farm in Strattord, leoeived a fractured right arm when he was attacked by a bull he fell clown a night of stalls at a friend's house at 118 Wlllard street As a result of the fall ho was taken to the Bildgeport hospital In the Emergency hospital ambulance and placed on the danger list He Is suffering from a possible fractuied skull and lacerations Police investigation disclosed that the man's injury last night was accidental After the victim had been Injured by the bull during the afternoon he had his arm dressed and with two other friends started out to visit on Wlllard street It was when the men started to leave the house that Vencle missed his footing and plunged down twenty steps to the landing below where his friends lifted him unconscious The ambulance was called and the LEFTIIWTOF FATE UNI TODAY Prison Officials Decide Not to Notify Them--Reprieve Expires Next Week. Massachusetts Chief five Declines Further tat V Intervene in Behalf of Twfr Radicals. LEAVES TO VISIT HIS SON, NOW IN HOSPITAL , -------- ^ Decision of Special Commte£ sion Unanimously Coincftfc ed with His Own, Governor Declares. BOSTON, August 3.--By Freas) Governor Alvan T Fuller night refused executive clemency Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo tl sentenced to death for the cf a South Bralntree paymaster Me? Ids guard on April V£ 1030. Their *·. prleve expires on August 10. The governor's decision, Kt ll 35, concluded with these As a result of my Investigation I Ond no sufficient Justification for «ceettU** intervention · I believe with the Jury, that theer' men, Sacco and Vanzettl, wen gOUty vnd that they had a fair trial. I f*t- i hermore believe that there was n» |OsW [liable reason for giving them a a*m rial ' (Signed) "ALVAN T FCLLBE." The governor was not present wtaM his decision was given out by his Me*** wry Herman A MacDonald. He had ,come to the state house at 8-Mt fctti ' remained only 36 minutes, leaving tto secretary to prepare and distribute th* copies Left To VMt Hta Son. ·I am very tired," lie said H M tttfc to visit his little son who Is Ut *t · hospital · I will have no further statesmen^ The decision will speak for Itself." Later In the evening the gotenmt was resting In retirement It was understood that a guard of state oifleen had been placed at his summer bom* at Rye Beach. N H and also at ta* Massachusetts General hospital, w**M Alvan Jr Is convalescing from an optri atlon for appendicitis Entered Office at 8.26. j Governor Puller entered his offlM at 8 26 o clock to make preparation M' issuing his decision In the Saoco-tWsJ .v, zettl case He was accompanwt M^ Secretary Herman MacDonald MM Ik stenographer It was expected that his BOSTON, Aug 3--(By Associated Press) William O Thompson chief counsel for Sacco and Vanzettl, said that he would ha\e no comment to make tonight on the governors decision He wished to study the full text before making any statement The Sacco-Vanzettl defense committee Indicated that It would Issue a statement later In the night Warden Hendry of the state prison said that he would not notify Sacco and Vanzettl of the decision until tomorrow Their reprieve expires one week from tonight Crowds Watt Quleth Throngs In the streets In front ot the newspaper bulletin boards tonight attested to the wide Interest In the Sacco-Vanzettl case The watchers who Included many women waited quietly for several hour* for the word to come of Governor Fullers decision A sprinkling ot patrolmen paced the sidewalks where the crowds were the "I'detall of patrolmen were assigned I explained that It would be »illl»»nf to the vicinity of the Phillips house I to prepare copies of the decision **· of the Massachusetts general hospital I distribution to the waiting newsoames^j where Mrs Puller was at the bedside men _ ' f j of her son. who Is recovering from a n ' When the governor entered th* operation for appendicitis Another house he carried a small satchel detail patrolled the vicinity of the case Captain Charles T Beaupre of tns) ,* Rltz Carlton hotel In the early part ot state police and Corporal QeotflA.: ·, the evening when the governor was Smith the governor s bodyguard, Ush- '; there ered him Into his private office. The governor e city home on Beacon Secretary MacDonald told n megapel street, his summer home at Rye men the decision would be ready ab*M Beach N H the state prison, the 9 30 or 10 o'clock spelling life or death for Nicola Bitty, v and Bartolomeo Vanzettl. would t* ready within an hour or slightly but It was not given out until 11:M Attaches of the governor's country courthouse and Jail here and the county Jail In Plymouth, Van- zettl s home, also were closely guarded Telephone calls from all parts of New England to newspaper offices were continuous throughout the even- other than the report which will apeak Ing as Information was sought to the for Itself " he said "' Twenty-five minutes after eat his office the governor came told waiting newspapermen that M would not watt for the decision to *· given out 't will have no statement to governor's decision GOOLIDGE ACTION ON SAGGO Going Away for Best. The governor who was worked Oft the Sacco-Vanzettl case for nearer tbM months said he was very tired and ' going away to rest He refused to 1 public his destination on letvtnc Mat ;o guard against MfNt, man immediate^ pitul taken to the hoc- MADGE KENNEDY'S HUSBAND DIES SUDDENLY LOS ANGELES August 3--(By Associated Press) Madge Kennedy stage actress lost a race with death by aii- plane from San Francisco to Log Angeles today when she found that her husband, Harold Bolster, New York broker to whose sickroom she waa flying had died before her arrival Miss Kennedy made the flight determined to spend a couple of houis at bedside of her husband and return to San Francisco In time for an evening perfoimancc She left San Francisco at 6 a m in an airplane dropped down on ftrs.t luiblmnd in 1920 and met Ham the local field Ht 11 35 a i ' and was mond in Russl i where he was engager rushed to automobile to "ollywood In newspaper \voik Hrtmmond is a na i fheie her husband laj dead i t i v c of New Hfuen Conn President Believes Wholly Within Bay State Jurisdiction. In reply to a question h« decision would be of seven ten pages. The governor added* "I am »«ry ry not to oblige you with an view I can truthfully say I tired and I trust the report win for itself I would prefer not to' dulge in any supplementary statHaMtt at this time " * RAPID CITY. S D August 3--(By Later It became known at the __,, Associated Press) President Coolidge Is house that Governor Fuller want 1*. not expected to Intervene in behalf of the Massachusetts General hospital «o, '· Sacco and Vanzettl He always has held that it was a case belonging wholly within the Jurisdiction ol the Massachusetts courts While no extra guards have been placed about the President It was regarded as likely that every precaution would be taken to prevent persons reaching him who m'ght desire to solicit his Influence ELM CITY NATIVE WEDS KROPOTKIN'S DAUGHTER NEW YORK August S -- ( B y Associated Press) Alexandria Lebedoll who Is said to be the daughter of the late Peter Kropotkin former Russian revolutionary leader and scientist and Lorimer Hammond a newspapei cor respondent obtained a mairlage license here today Mme Lebedoff was divorced from hei Jr, ed upon for appendicitis last ,, , day After this visit he was to |« M» retirement for the rest of th* tvr " Text of Governor's Declstra. The text of the governor's follows A "On April 13th. 1MO » lilJUilllf and bis guard were held up, robbaa and brutally murdered at South iMttK tree Mass On May 6th IKX). meat» Sacco and Bartolomeo VaoMttl arrested they were later tried found guilty of the murder The diet was followed by erven motlone tar . a new trial and two appeals t» the) t i Supreme Court for the Commonwealth^ all of which were heard and later d*» · nled Prior to the trial of the two *··** · in this case, Vanzcttt had been ed tried and convicted o' an at ed holdup on December 24, 19tt\ Brldgewater, Mass and sentenced «· 15 years Imprisonment ·The appeal to the governor presented by counsel for the on Mo^ 3rd of the present year It C ontlnu'd on Page !»*.) FWSP4PER! ,,,,,. NEWSPAPER I

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