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CITY’S DAY IS DRAWING BIG FAIRTHRONG Attendance Reaches Figure Unexpected by Offi cials of Exposition. AIR CIRCUS SATURDAY Cattle Sales and Comple tion of Judging End Awards of Ribbons. TONIGHT Society night at horse show in Coliseum at 7 p. m. Running races on lighted mile track and “Hawaiian Nighty” pa geant, 7:30 p. m., grand stand. SATURDAY (Aviation and Auto Race Day) Curtiss-Wright aerial pageant and auto races in front of grand stand. Crawfordsville P. O. S. of A. band gives concert. < Dodson’s World Fair shows on Midway. In pre-Volsteadian days every hamlet had its “first and last chance” signs, and today and Satur day are the “first and last chances” to see the 1930 Indiana state fair. Today is “Indianapolis Day” at the fair—this city's opportunity to see an exhibition of livestock, fine arts, and harness races, that never have been equaled by Indiana’s state board of agriculture. Attendance, the only true tribute of a fair’s class, has reached heights unexpected by sari officials as 201,274 persons Have paid admission since its opening last Saturday. Near 1929 Attendance “We’re just 11,353 admissions be hind 1929 and today and Saturday will wipe out that lead,” predicted E. J. Barker, secretary-treasurer of the agricultural board. Cattle sales and completion of judging in the swine show with awards made in the cat show today concludes the awarding of ribbons for 1930. A horse pulling contest and horse shoe pitching in front of the grand stand were highlights of the morn ing. Merritt Neese, 18-year-old Ander son youth, won the Indiana junior horseshoe pitching championship today in front of the grand stand when he defeated twelve competitors. Two Big Races Today Howard Pegg of Farmland, who tied for third place in the meet, re ceived the major applause because he was the only contender in knee pants. The Kosciusko county farm bu reau quartet, won first place today in finals of the singing contest, de feating the Delaware county quar tet. The team won the honor last year. Members are: Floyd -Stegens and Harold Ulery, both of Claypool; Harry Michler and Lee Fried, both of North Manchester. Hendricks county’s team finished third: John son, fourth; Knox, fifth: Tippeca noe, sixth: Starke, seventh, and Adams, eighth. Two races with $2,000 purses—The Senator and the Hotel Lockerbie— close the grand circuit harness pro gram this afternoon. Tonight the mile track will be lighted for the final post-call in the running races with the "Hawaiian Nights” pageant as an entertain ment adjunct. Red Jackson Here Saturday On Saturday fair visitors will see daredevil flier Dale <Red) Jackson, pilot of the world's record endurance flight, in an aerial circus. Jackson will give a refueling demonstration. Lyman Voepel; glid er pilot, will attempt to shatter his own world’s record of twelve consec utive loops in a biplane glider. Auto races on the mile dirt track will augment the aerial program, which begins at 2:30 p.m., following a parade of planes over the city and fairground. Dodson’s World Fair show on the Midway and exposition’s exhibits are other features of the closing day. FAIRMANS PASS OUT —ALL OVER A FIRE Mother. Father. Two Daughters and Son AU "Knocked Cold.” B’J I nitrri Prrxx MILWAUKEE. Wis., Sept. 5. Saul Fairman. 17, discovered a fire in a garage near his home today, dashed across the street and turned in an alarm. He collided with a fire hydrant as he ran toward the blaze and the impact knocked him out. His mother saw Saul lying in the street, shrieked and fainted. Jacob Fairman rushed out, saw his wife and son both unconscious, and collapsed. The two Fairman daughters came next, and both fainted. Two fire department units raced to the scene, one to put out the fire, the other to revive the Fairmans. AIRSHIP BATTLES WIND Los Angeles Is Slowed to 20-Mile an-Hour Pace on Flight. By Ini ted Press ALBANY. N. Y., Sept. 5,-Fight ing a strong wind, the navy dirigible Los Angeles was feeling its way cau tiously down the Mohawk valley to ward home today after a flight to Syracuse. Velocity of the wind made it necessary for Lieutenant Com mander V. A Clark to maneuver his ship almost sidewise to its course. The craft was making less than twe ? miles &n hour. Complete Wire Reports ojf UNITED PRESS, The Greatest World-Wide News Service The Indianapolis Times Cloudy with probably thunderstorms tonight, followed by fair and cooler Saturday. VOLUME 42—NUMBER 101 Hurricane Will Not Strike in Florida; ' 1,000 Santo Domingo Dead Counted Devastation Greater Than First Believed; Disease Great Peril Now; Help Thousands of Homeless. BY FRANCISCO ESCOVAR United Press Staff Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Do minican Republic, Sept. 5. Casualties in the hurricane that devastated Santo Domin go Wednesday were estimated today at more than 1,000 killed and about -4,000 in jured. Many of the injured were so seri ously hurt they were expected to die. Late surveys of the capital showed the devastation to be even more ex tensive than originally believed by officials. With about three-quarters of the population of more than 40,000 homeless, the sanitary authorities order destruction by fire of all,, wreckage likely to cause disease and other precautions were taken against pestilence. Legations Are Demolished The American, British, Cuban, Mexican, Spanish, French and Haitien legations were demolished. The Haitien minister and his family are living in the cellar of the wrecked legation, without food or clothing. The buildings of the Bank of Nova Scotia, offices of the Bull Insular Steamship line and many other large buildings were demolished. Banks were closed and all busi business activities were ceased to permit the hastily mobilized* relief forces to function. The government announced that three vessels were expected here from Porto Rico .early Saturday, bringing supplies -ind medicine. Medicine and physicians were ex pected from Cuba and the Hatian government has dispatched supplies and medicine by airplane and land routes. Capital Recovers Slowly The fate of the interior regions still is uncertain and it was feared the restoration of communication ines would show the hurricane struck violently along a wide path north westward across the island. The capital was slow to recover from the fury of the storm that hit with great Violence, destroying most of the houses of the city and filling the streets with wreckage, but the government made every ef fort to maintain order and provide food and medical care for wounded after a night of terror. Thousands Are Homeless Every possible agency of relief was employed pending arrival of outside aid, which was requested by government officials as soon as the acute shortage of food and medical supplies became apparent. President Rafael L. Trujillo was assisted by American Minister Charles B. Curtis in directing the work 'of relief and taking precautions against disease by speedy disposal of the bodies of victims. The buildings that escaped full force of the wind were used to shel ter the thousands of injured and homeless, women taking a leading part in caring for the victims while all’ able-bodied men were called on to aid in the relief work. Property damage—estimated con servatively yesterday at far above $15.000,000 —was placed still higher today, but it was difficult to make an accurate estimate. Pleased by Relief Speed The government expressed grati fication at the manner in which the West Indies and the United States organized one of the greatest relief expeditions of recent years. The speed with which the Cuban and Haitien governments responded to the plea for aid and the efficiency with which Governor Theodore Roosevelt of Porto Rico organized an expedition of three ships, expected here Saturday, was praised by ad ministration officials. WOMANlappointed TO HOSPITAL POST Miss Yaffle Named Bacteriologist at Methodist Institution. Appointment of Miss Elizabeth M. Yagle as bacteriologist at the Methodist hospital here was an nounced today by the Rev. George M. Smith, superintendent. Miss Yagle comes to Indianapolis from Philadelphia where she was associated with Dr. John A. Kolmer, noted pathologist, in the bacterio logical depratment of the University of Pennsylvania medical school. Miss Yagle holds a bachelor of science degree from Carnegie Insti tute of Technology and a doctor of philosophy degree from the Univer sity of Pennsylvania. In Methodist hospital she will serve under Dr. Morrte M. Banks, htead of the clin ical laboratories. YOUTH HELD iN DEATHS 23-Year-Old Kansan Suspect in Co-Ed. Fiance Killing. Bu United Press LOS ANGELES. Sept. s.—Harry Harmon, 23-year-old Kansas oil worker, was held as a suspect today in the Esenada beach deaths of Lois Kentl and her fiance, Francis Conlon. v The battered automobile which Harmqn was driving attracted the interest) of officers when they no ticed* bullet hole in the windshield. WEST INDIAN DISASTER AT GLANCE By United Pre The number of dead in the city of Santo Domingo, which almost was destroyed by a hurricane, was increased today to 1,000. Four thousand are injured and 30,000 homeless. The fate of the rest of the West Indian republic remains unknown. Bodies of the dead are being cremated and ruined buildings burned by order of sanitation authorities. The city is without light and water. Martial law prevails. Large Egg: |P&^ V ' j|.:|||l |l||P§i; .?jl J||||ii V • The tomb of Christopher Columbus, in the cathedral of Santo Domingo, shown above, may have been destroyed by the destructive hurricane that devastated the Dominican capital, according to early dispatches. This photo shows the elaborate marble shrine erected over the crypt containing the ashes of the discoverer of the new world. Just Too Silly By United Press CHICAGO, Sept. 5. Miss Louise K. Badgerow, society girl who told a policeman “this is just too silly,” when he gave her a traffic violation ticket, was ordered brought into the court of Judge Harry H. Porter today. Miss Badgerow had igftored the summons. BUDGET IS STUDIED Mayor Expected to Act on City Appropriations. Mayor Reginald H. Sullivan to day was considering the city budget which he is expected to approve finally in the next ten days. The budget was authorized by the coun cil last Monday and faxes the munic ipal tax rate at sl.lO. Sullivan said he will compare the completed budget with the original to determine . what appropriations were sliced. MOB NAMES LISTED Marion Lynchers’ Identity Revealed to Ogden. Additional names of persons al leged to have had an active part in the lynching of two Negroes at Marion, Ind., Aug. 7, have been transmitted to Attorney-General James M.. Ogden by Walter White, New York, secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Ogden disclosed to day. The atorney-general has turned the information over to Merle Wall and Earl Stroup, his deputies, who are attending the grand jury in vestigation at Marion, recessed over the week-end. Hourly Temperatures 6a. m 61 10 a. m 71 7a. m 62 11 a. m 76 Ba. m 64 12 (noon).. 75 9 a. m 67 l p. m 76 Bargain Time Here . in Good Furniture reflect the personality of a home, just as dress marks the individual. Guests go away admiring the unusual and attractive. 0 Authorities on the furniture mart say this is the best time in years to buy suites for the home. Other commodities are down in price, but haven't kept pace with descending furniture prices—3o per cent average and some cases 40 per cent below prices ten month§ ago. This is not idle chatter. Neither is it a cheapening of the product. It’s a sacrifice in price, but not in durability, design and construction. More for the money than in history is not mere optimism of furniture dealers—it’s an honest appraisal of the situation. Needless to say, prices won't go lower. This is impossible, for labor and wood prices are not falling. There will be no better time to add personality to your home. The Indianapolis Times INDIANAPOLIS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5,1930 ‘WORST HUMAN' DIES IN NOOSE First Execution in Kansas in 40 Years. Bu United Press LEAVENWORTH, Kan., Sept. 5. Carl Panzran, who boasted that he was the world’s worst criminal, went to his death with a curse on his lips on the gallows of the federal peni tentiary today. Panzran was the first man to be officially executed in Kansas since the state abolished capital punish ment forty years ago, the death penalty being imposed by a federal court after he had slain a prison foreman. A gray mist obscured the sunrise which was the signal for Panzran to be led to the gallows in an ob scure corner of the prison yard. The scaffold was out of sight of other prisoners, but machine guns were trained on their cells, never theless, as a precaution against rioting. The man who announced that his desire was “to wipe out the entire human race and then commit sui cide” was dropped through the gal low's trap at 6:01 p. m. and pro nounced dead nineteen minutes later. He maintained his contemptuous attitude toward dife to the very end. One of Panzran’s last acts was to ask two ministers in clerical garb , to withdraw from his sight. LOEW’S SON IS SUED Divorce Is Sought by Daughter of Adolph Zukor Bit Unitfd Press HOLLYWOOD, Cal.; Sept. 5. Mrs. Mildred Zukor Loew, only daughter of Adolph Zukor, motion i picture executive, was reported en route to Reno. Nev., today in quest of a divorce from Arthur‘Loew, son of the late Marcus Loew. Mrs. Loew married the heir to the vaudeville magnate’s fortune sev eral years ago. They have two children, a son and a daughter. buildings, including a bank, a steamshp office and the legations of seven nations were among the structures demolished. Danger to the American coast has passed, the weathre bureau announced. It reported that the storm was blowing itself out while moving toward the Florida straits. Doctors, nurses, medical supplies, food and clothing are en route to the stricken city by airplane and steamship from Cuba, Porto Rico and the United States. V ’ 0 % . v •"ass This map shows the scene of the latest destructive West Indian hurri cane to make its presence felt. Sweeping down on Santo Domingo, the blast sped in a northwesterly direction over the Dominican republic. (Photo by courtesy of A. K. Group (ex-Marine). 1207 Broadway. This view will be familiar to “Leather Necks” with Santo Domingo service. It is the headquarters of the Second 7 brigade, United States marines at Santo Domingo. The camp, was about 600 feet from the water’s edge. Y\ ;i v f . v^vv .U. utimsm mmulu} i< ui —Photo by courtesy of A. K. Group. Statue of Columbus in front of the cathedral at Santo Domingo City. STATE LOANJOUGHT Draining of Gas Tax Fund Opposed by Treasurer. Vigorous opposition to loaning the Indiana highway commission fur ther moneys, from the cities, towns and counties gasoline funds was voiced by State Treasurer Grace Bants. Reynolds today at a meeting of the state finance committee with the highway commission. Mrs. Reynolds stoutly objected to lending the highway commission an other $400,000 sought by the com mission to enable it to pay off con tractors whose fiaving jobs were completed far in advance of the contemplated dates. She insisted further loans from the fund would be illegal because the gasoline funds must be distributed to city, towns and counties March 1, 1931, and she feared the commission would be un able to repay the loan by that time. BILLY SUNDAY JR.’S FIRST WIFE IS DEAD Divorced From Evangelist’s Son in 1927; Sued for $50,000. 7 Bu United Press HOLLYWOOD, Cal., Sept. s.—Mil licent Sunday, first wife of Billy Sunday Jr., son of the evangelist, died Thursday night of peritonitis. She underwent e.n operation per formed three weeks ago. Mrs. Sunday and her husband were divorced in 1927. Subsequent ly, she was sued for $50,000 by Mrs. Olive Day, who charged Mrs. Sun day stole the affections of her hus band, a former policeman. A default judgment of SIO,OOO was entered against Mrs. Sunday, but defense attorneys had it set *side later. FRENCH FLIERS SOAR EASTWARD Coste and Bel’onte Start Hop to Louisvilie. Bu United Press DALLAS, Tex., Sept. s.—Captain Dieudonne Coste and ‘Maurice Bel lonte lifted their scarlet sesquiplane from Loua field here at 1:32 p. m. (central standard time today and headed east on the first v span of their return flight to the east. A wildly cheering throng waved farewell to the pilots who conquered the Atlantic ocean on the first plane flight from Paris to New York and then came on to Dallas to win a prize of $25,000. Coste and Bellonte have put ap proximately 5,500 miles behind them since their departure from Paris. Today they decided to slacken the pace and stop at Louisville, where they will stay tonight. They will continue to Washington Saturday, for a luncheon with President Hoover. A reception will be held in their honor at the Capital Monday. Coste and Bellonte slipped onto Love field, on the broad plains of Texas outside Dallas, at 5:29 p. m. Thursday, to be greeted by a tumultuous crowd of 25,000 persons and to merit the $25,000 reward offered by Colonel William E. Easter wood, former chewing gum magnate and Dallas capitalist. A demonstrative evening followed in which Dallas sought to outdo Broadway in acclaiming the French men’s feat. “Bellonte and I are over whelmed,” said Coste. COURT SENTENCES 3 ON LIQUOR CHARGES Woman, 2 'Men, Arrested in Beer Party Rlid. Are Fined. Members of an alleged beer party raided by police several weeks ago appeared in municipal court four today and three of them were fined on blind tiger or drunkenness charges. Charles Busino, 1719 East Mary land street, was penalized SIOO and costs and a thirty-day state farm sentence was suspended on a blind tiger charge. Mrs. Ruth Preston, same address, and Ralph Hill, 1435 English avenue, were fined $lO and costs, the latter suspended, when convicted of drunkenness. A simi lar charge against Mrs. Louise White, Maryland street address, was dropped. FIRE HERO TO PRISON Escaped Ohio Convict to Serve Balance of 25-Year Term. Bu United Press PITTSBURGH. Sept. s.—Edgar Russell, 26. one of the heroes of the Columbus (O.) state prison fire, who was held here after an attempted holdup, today was ordered turned over to Ohio authorities to serve the balance of a 25-year- sentence imposed upon him in Cleveland in 1923. Russell was made a “trusty” for his bravery during the prison fire. Ht escaped July 2, but was caught here week later after he tried to rob a gasoline <*lling station. Entered as Second-Class Matter at Postoffice. Indianapolis. Ind. $50,000 Sent to Island by U. S.: Hoover Hears Full Report on Situation From Stricken Region. By United Press WASHINGTON, Sept. 5. The hurricane which wrecked Santo Domingo was of great ly diminished intensity today and the United States weath er bureau reported that all danger to the American coast definitely is ended. President Hoover considered hur ricane relief measures today with James L. Fieser, vice-chairman of domestic operations of the American Red Cross. It was announced after the con ference that $25,000 additional had been cabled to American Minister Curtis at Santo Domingo City. This makes a total of $50,000 available for relief work. Red Cross Report Received - The President decided not to issue a proclamation for contributions on Fieser’s report that unless further loss of life is shown, measures now under way will be sufficient. The Caribbean hurricane killed 1,000 persons, injured 2,500 and de stroyed 4,700 homes and left 29,000 people homeless in Santo Domingo City, Captain Antonio Siva, Red Cross relief worker, cabled to Amer ican Red Cross headquarters today after a survey of the area. Silva’s report had been awaited by President Hoover to determine whether it would be necessary to issue a proclamation calling for contributions for relief. He ar rived by airplane Thursday. At the same time, the Dominican legation received its first official re port on the disaster from the Domi nican government. Bodies Are Cremated The dispatch related that Presi dent Trujillo and American Minis ter Curtis personally had counted 800 bodies in Santo Domingo city alone up to 4:15 p. m. Thursday, and described a scene of desolation in the city, with bodies being cremated because of lack of time for burial, families being sheltered, in churches, schools and public buildings, rivers flooded and a serious lack of food. A graphic picture of the tragedy which virtually destroyed the beau tiful tropical city was given in the report to the Dominican legation here, which said: "Situation appalling. Cyclone de stroyed 90 per cent of this city with estimated loss at $30,000,000. “It is necessary to cremate bodies for lack of time for burial. Families are sheltered in churches, schools and public buildings still habitable. No news from the rest of the coun try. Rivers are in high (flood. Lack of food is being felt. Families without clothing. Medical supplies inefficient to care for so many in jured. In Need of Everything “We, therefore, are in need of ev erything. It is urgent to communi cate this to the American govern ment; to the representatives of friendly nations in your city, to the American press, to the Red Cross and to the noble American people. Governor Roosevelt of Porto Rico sent two additional reports to the Red Cross today, one appealing for immediate relief, and the other de scribing the measures, already re ported in press dispatches, he had taken to assist the stricken city. Roosevelt said that his aid, Major Crockett, who surveyed the situa tion, reported three-fourths of the houses destroyed, and the entire city badly damaged. All Americans and Europeans are safe, he said. CITY BUYS SWEEPER Works Board Accepts Bid of Elgin Company. i Works board today purchased a pickup street sweeper from the El gin Corporation, New York, for $6,442.60. The board accepted the Elgin company bid after an examin ation of the machine and survey of results in other large cities. The lowest bidder was the Austin Com pany, with a bid of $27.40 less than the Elgin. DU PONT TO BE MARRIED Lammot to Wed Mrs. Caroline Stol lenwerek This Afternoon. WILMINGTON. Del., Sept. 5 Lammot Du Pont, president of the Du Pone De Nemours Company, will be married to Mrs. Caroline H. Stol lenwerck of Scarsdale, N. Y., at the home of the bride’s mother at 4:30 today. WINS DIVORCE AT RENO Baltimore Society Woman Charges Husband With Cruelty. RENO, Nev., Sept. s—Mi . Eliza beth Murray Doolittle, Baltimore society woman, has been granted a divorce from Sidney C. Doolittle, it became known today. She charged mental cruelty and failure to pro vide. By an agreement out of court Mrs. Doolittle was granted custody of a 3-year-old son and provisions were made for his support. Ogden Rules on Highway Pay The state may issue statements of indebtedness, bearing no interest, in place of certificates of indebted ness, to pay highway contractors, Attorney-general James M. Ogden ruled late today. HOME Outside Marion County 3 Cent* TWO CENTS JAIL SWINDLER 9 YEARS AFTER HIS CONVICTION City Man Is Branded by Officials as Hijacker and Bootlegger. CHECK FORGED IN 1920 At Liberty Long After State Supreme Court Affirms Sentence. After nine years’ liberty following his conviction. Gailord Harrod. 31, Indianapolis man branded as swin dler, hi-jacker, bootlegger and ac complice in the Rising Sun (Ind.> jail break, was in Marion county jail today. Two years and four months of the nine years he was at liberty was after his conviction had been af firmed by the Indiana supreme court. On April 30, 1920, Harrod forged a check for S4OO on the Citizens State bank and cashed it with the Mercantile Discount Corporation, now defunct. Almost a year later, Feb 11. 1921. Harrod was sentenced by Judge James A. Collins to from one to seven years in the state reformatory for obtaining money under false pretenses. Filed Appeal in 1924 For three years Harrod roamed the streets, continuing in his many alleged illegal enterprises Then, on July 10, 1924. the as signment of errors for an appeal was filed with the clerk of the su preme court by Harrod's attorneys, Ira M. Holmes and the late Frrd McCallister, later municipal court judge. On Sept. 9, 1924, the attorneys asked for extension of time in which to file their briefs. Thirty-day extension was granted and on Oct. 8, 1924, the briefs were filed. . Almost four years later, on April 20. 1928, Supreme Court Judge Da vid A. Myers handed down an opin ion affirming the case and Har rod was to begin paying for his crime. Purchased Home in City But no peace officer could locate him and start him on the way to the penitentiary. Dunng this time Harrod has been active in Indianapolis bootlegging and in Detroit liquor running. When business was rather slow, Harrod, it is declared, participated in various hi-jackings. The call for home was urgent and Harrod moved back to Indianapolis. Upon his return, he purchased a home at 720 East Fifty-eighth street, in an aristocratic residential district, because it has been ex plained, most of his business was in that neighborhood. Linked to Jail Break Then came the Rising Sun jail break, when Alexander Geisking Harley Shelton, notorious rum run ners, hijackers and hot car dealers, escaped from the jail. They later were captured and are serving sen tences in the Indiana state prison for automobile banditry on several counts. Harrod’s car is believed to have been involved in the getaway. While State Policeman Carl Losey was searching for participants in the jaii break he came cross Har rod’s trail. Harrod was in the east. Police watched the house and on his re turn arested him on the pending fraud case conviction which they had discovered meanwhile. STORMS AND COLDER, WEATHER FORECAST Mercury to Drop 10 or 12 Degrees Below Normal Saturday. Colder weather with temperatures ranging from ten to twelve degrees below normal, is due to arrive in central Indiana Saturday, following thunderstorms tonight, the United States weather bureau here forecast today. While official thermometer read ings over the state this morning were several degrees higher tlian those of Thursday, they still v,ere subnormal, according to J. H. Arm ington, senior meteorologist at the bureau. In Indianapolis, the lowest tem perature since midnight was re corded at 6 a. m.. when the mercury stood at 61 de.^rees. COUPLE IS BANKRUPT Railroad Brakeman and Wife F.ia Voluntary Petitions. Voluntary bankruptcy petitions were filed in federal court today by James H. Halagan, railroad brake man. R. R. l, Unionville. formerly of Bloomington, and Mrs. Hallagan. Hallagan listed $3,206 liabilities and $445 assets, while Mrs. Hallagan listed $1,511 liabilities and SSO assets. FLIERS VISIT HOOVER German Trans-Atlantic Pilots Pap Quiet, Informal Respects. Bil Vnitril Prrxx WASHINGTON, Sept. s.—Captain Wolfgang .von Gronau and Edward Zimmer, German trans-Atlantc pi lots, made a quiet and informal visit to the nation's capital today which contrasted with the exciting demon strations given to other flight he roes. The modesty of arrangement* here was in accordance with the wishes of the fliers themselves, whose purpose in coming was to pay thnir respects to President Hoover.