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NEW BRITAIN DATI.Y HERALD, THURSDAY, JULY 5, 1928.
BABUSHKIN FLIES
BACKTOMALIGIN
Returns Alter Forced Landing in
Arctic Wastes
Kings Bay, Spitzbergen, July 5.
(CP) Three of the 24 men who
have been trapped within the bit
terly cold Arctic wastes have come
out alive while there were reports
reaching here that three others
mining since May 30 had been
leen.
The three men who came out were
the Russian aviator Babushkin and
his two aides.
Friday Babushkin started an 'air
plane search for members of the
crew of the dirigible Italia. He was
working in connection with the Rus
sian ice reaker Maligin. He soared
sway in his specially equipped
polar plane and hours of silence fol
lowed. Four days passed without a word
pf the Russian hero who had offer
ed his life in an attempt to aid thfe
Stranded Italia men. His radio was
of small range and signals were not
picked up. A strong fog held over
the territory. The Soviet government
expressed the hope throughout that
Babushkin had landed because of
the fog and that as soon as the fog
lifted he would rejoin his mother
Ihip.
Flics Back
Yesterday Baushkin flew back to
the Maligin. He told how he had
bees forced down in open water
because of the fog and how be and
his two companions had battled for
hours to prevent the floating ice
bars from crushing the fragile sea
plane. Finally he was able to take off
again and returned to his mother
ship without having sighted any of
the missing Polar explorers. i
Meanwhile reports drifted here
that the Stockholm Dag Bladet had
printed an interview with Captain
H. Riiser-Larsen saying that the
men on the ice encampment, started
by General L'mberto Nobile and now
controlled by Lieutenant Viglieri,
had traced Finn Malmgren and two
aides as far as Foyn Island.
The6e three men were landed with
the dirigible Italia. After the ice
encampment had been built they
started walking towards Foyn Is
land to get rescue for their com
panions. Nothing has been heard
from them since, despite that three
dog sleigh teams are searching for
them now.
Captain Riiser-Larsen here said
he could see no reason as yet why
Malmgren and his two companions
should not be alive, provided they
were able to fight off exposure and
any Polar animals. They had a food
supply that was capable of Fit) days,
provided it was properly rationed,
the flyer said.
Amundsen Seems Gone
Meanwhile no word has come here
of Koald Amundsen and his live
aides who started to search for the
crew of the dirigible, nor has there
been any word of the six men who
drifted away in the envelope of the
great polar craft after it had made
its forced landing.
READ HERAU CLASSIFIED APS?
SPRINGFIELD MAN
OOESJVER FALLS
Dares Niagara in Robber Ball
Gomes Out Alive
Buffalo. N. July t P Jean
Albert Lussier, 34-year-old resident
of Springfield, Mass., who realized
an ambition of 20 years yesterday
when he went over Niagara Falls in
a. rubber ball, was happy today in
having his theory vindicated.
Not Hurt
Except for bruises, Lussier was
uninjured. He is one of a few men
and women who have dared the
mighty cataract and come out alive.
Lussier said he was inspired to
attempt the feat when as a boy he
saw Bobby Leach go over the falls
in a steel barrel. He later conceived
the idea of a rubber ball covered
with a light superstructure of steel.
The occupant of the 758 pound
fabric was towed out into the upper
river by motorboat, having aban
doned the announced plan of beings
dropped from an airplane. The ball
rolled and bounced through the up
per rapids and over the Horseshoe
falls. A weight had been placed at
Lussier's feet to keep the occupant
upright, but it became dislodged
and Lussier went over the brink
headfirst.
Mas Smiling
A short time later the ball was
reclaimed a short distance below
the precipice, was ripped open and
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the Springfield man hauled from
within, smiling. One hundred thou
sand or more people, lining the
shores, cheered. His sister Madame
J. P. Cautierre, Sherhrooke. Que.,
kissed him. Many other women tried
to likewise. Not a few succeeded.
'I have spent more than a year
and more than $7,00(1 on my ven
ture," Lussier explained today. "I
have succeeded and I am happy. I
have demonstrated that, my theory
is correct. I could do it again I am
sure, but once was plenty for me.
"As the ball was carried down
stream in the rapids it was flump
ed about quite a hit. Just before I
plunged over the falls I received an
extra severe bump. It gave me e
nasty buise on my right temple. An
other on the right cheek and one
on the left shoulder bled."
I had really no sensation whon I
went over the falls. When I landed
on the water at the botton I got a
good jarring up. The ball struck the
water and bounced up and down six
times just like a ball being bounced
on the sidewalk by a child. I went
over the falls head first but. straps
and pillows saved me from serious
injury.
Saw Leach
"I got my first idea of going oer
the falls while working in machine
shops at St. Catherine. Ont., at the
time Bobby Leach went over in a
barrel for the trip and the fact that
I did not get injured as badly as did
Leach is proof that my theory was
correct."
Lussier is of French descent and
was born at Concord, X. H., Octo
ber 27, 1S9S.
Mrs. Annie Edson Taylor was the
first to plunge- over the cataract and
live to tell of her experience. That
was in 1001. She made the trip in a
staunch wooden barrel .BoUliy
I. each went over in a steel barrel 17
years ago. Mrs, Taylor realized no
monetary benefit from her feat and
died in the Niagara county alms
house. Lcarh made considerable
money as a result of his plunge. He
died two years ao as a result of in
juries received when he slipped on
an orange peel while on a vaude
ville tour in Australia
George Henry Stevens. Bristol.
England, lost his lite in an attempt
to go oi er the falls in an oak bar
rel made in England 10 years ago.
An arm was the only part of his
body recovered.
City Items
Russell Truslow of 425 West Main
street reported the theft of a spare
tire off his automobile in his yard.
Moody Secretarial School Summer
Session. July 9 to August 17. Phone
207 advt.
James Andrini of 133 Lawlor
street complained that a dog owned
by a family named Arena of 1 6 S Oak
5irei oil mm.
Edward Stankoiutz of 39 Dudley
street complained that John Ma
choki of ;7S Oak street fired a blank
cartridge pistol at him intentionally
and burned his forearm.
M. H. and H. V. Camp sold today
through the Camp Keal Estate Co.
a. two-family house at 4fiS Eddy
Glover Bouleard to Nicholas and
Emeley Reluga.
The choir of the First Lutheran
church held its annual outing at
Lake Congamond yesterday.
CUT TOFOUR DAYS
Policy oi Haying Programs In
doors May Be Continued
A radical change in Pwarthmore
Chautaufjua programs, cutting the
i entire program from a week to four
d3ys. with a corresponding decrease
in financial arrangements has been
; announced by W. C. French princi
pal of the Central Junior High
school and superintendent of this
jyer's Chautauqua. '
According to Mr. French. next
! year's Chautau'jua will be for four
days only and the guarantee -will be
151500 instead of $ljoo. On the same
hais season tickets now selling fcr
$3 will be sold for 5 2.
The program will be held indoors,
possibly at the Central Junior High
school where It is bsinff prtMBle4
this year for the first time.
To offset the curtailed . eroejram ,
the local association plant num.
ber of feature programa during the
year, including one or two preen
tations of amateur theatricals. These
plans are not definitely settled. Al
though there are some who still pre.
fer the outdoors program In tno 14
Chautauqua tent, the differences In
expenses is such that an Indoor pro
gram is almost a foregone conelu
sion unless New Britain people aro
so anxious for the return of the
tent that they are willing to pay the
'additional costs.
Among the visitors to the Chau.
tauqua program here Tuesday even
ing was Dr. Paul M. Pearson of
Pwarthmore. Pa., national director.
This was Dr. Pearson's first visit to
New Britain. He spoke briefly,
pointing out that a community has
various ways of expressing Itself,
principally through its instutions.
The program Tuesday evening in
cluded the production of a comedy
drama 'Tommy,"
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all, only a hollow mockery?" (From "The NoAccownt
Girl," August True Story Magazine.)
Jh
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DO you remember (he sensational breach
of promise suit instigated a few years
ago by a humble flower-girl against her young
millionaire lover and his wealthy mother?
Because of the obscurity of the girl and the
social prominence of mother and son, the trial
attracted countrywide attention.
Certainly no girl, cringing in piteous terror
under the lash of cross-examination, ever strove
more desperately to answer the ugly charges
hurled at her by a merciless opposing counsel.
"Gold-digger! Blackmailer!" her persecutor
shouted. "A woman without a shred of honor !
An unprincipled wanton who makes a mock of
marriage who knows only one kind of love
the love of money and the luxury money can
buy':'
Money! They thought she wanted money!
As if money could ever buy back the priceless
happiness that had been snatched from her by
cunning and trickery.
Dimly, through a mist of tears, she saw be
fore her that proud, grim 'lipped, haughty
mother. There, too, she saw the white, set
face of the son the boy she had loved, and
still loved, with every nerve and fiber of her
body.
And then her turn came. In a voice broken
by sobs, she told her pitiful story the story
of her poor little romance that now was dead.
As the wretched details unfolded under her
attorney's gentle questioning, men hardened
to sorrow wiped their eyes furtively women
in the court-room wept aloud.
Then came that sudden and dramatic con
clusion. An unexpected witness appeared
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outcome of the trial, dismissed the matter u
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