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STRATEGY OF UNION MINERS WINS VICTORY Pickets Melt Away When Troops Arrive, Shift to Other Shafts. OFFICIALS ARE WORRIED All Militia in State Will Be Needed if Scheme Is Expanded. Bv United Pre* Cunning tactics of union miners in their forays on .he Hoosier and Dixie Bee mines in western In diana have resulted in virtual victo ries for them, despite the fact that on both occasions they were scat tered by national guardsmen. State authorities held this view today as they heard more reports of trouble at the Vermillion mine, and debated what action could be taken to halt what may grow into picket ing of the entire Indiana coal field. Seek to Close Shafts Authorities believe that the para mount aim of union miners is to close all shafts working on a non union basis. In both the Hoosier and Dixie Bee affairs, they ac complished their goal, despite the fact that the nonunion imprisoned men regarded calling of troops to rescue them a victory for their side. When nonunion workers at the Vermillion mine, near Clinton, were prevented from going to work, authorities recalled that, after the Dixie Bee affair, picketers were heard to say: “The Vermillion mine next-.” They also recalled that when the pickets left the Hoosier mine near Dugger at midnight of July 21, they shouted as they marched along: “To the Dixie Bee next week." Choose Cautious Courses In dealing with both situations. Governor Harry G. Leslie and Adjutant-General Paul Tombaugh have rhosen cautious courses. It is their opinion that troops can not be. sent out “at the whim of every mine owmer” At the same time, they realize they are confronted by a situation that easily m ght grow beyond con trol. If pickets march on every nonunion mine in western Indiana, virtually all the state's 5.000 mlll t'amen will be needed to patrol the areas. If pickets proceed with their un officially announced plans, they will close in on the Francisco mine, Somerville mines, and all other nonunion shafts. Realizing this possi .til ty, authorities are making desperate efforts to settle wftge difficulties that have aggravated the situation since contracts expired on March 31. Governor Leslie Is working on the theory that if union men reach a settlement with operators and re turn to work, the nonunion miners will be permitted to work unmo lested. Injured Miners Sue 1' y I nilrd I'res* SULLIVAN, Ind., Aug. 7.—Five claims against Sullivan county commissioners were on file here to day as a result of beatings which nonunion miners are alleged to have received from union men. The claims were filed in accord ance with a state statute making counties responsible in case of mob violence. The damages asked range from SI,OOO to $2,000. Plaintiffs are Harry Brodie. W. Millard Spurling, Thomas C. Reed, Irvin Coffey and Ben Shake. 10,000 at Miner’s Funeral J*.i/ ( i+itrd Pre** LINTON. Ind.. Aug. 6.—Ten thou sand persons, including members of the United Mine Workers of Amer ica, attended the funeral here Fri day afternoon of Taylor Keller, 23, shot down while picketing at the Dixie Bee mine near Terre Haute Tuesday. A steady stream of autos passed through the city for two hours, en route to City park, where services were held. All operating mines in the dis trict were closed for the day. Burial was at Switz City. ‘TANK~SHE COME BACK’ Greta Garbo Plans to Return in Early Autumn to Hollywood. By i mlrd I'rr** STOCKHOLM, Sweden. Aug. 6. Greta Garbo, Swedish film star “tank she go back" to America some time. Miss Garbo, now en route here from New York, plans to return to Hollywood in early autumn to make a picture based on the life of the Grand Duchess Marie of Russia, it was understood today. The grand duchess recently has lived in America. Interested In Protection? Anew classification starts today in the Want Ad columns of The Indianapolis Times. It's called “Insurance." Under this classification will be found re liable firms and agents classi fied according to the kind of insurance they write. Also a coupon which can be mailed to the Insurance De partment of The Indianapolis Times for information on the various kinds of insurance written. Turn to The TIMES WANT ADS. The Indianapolis Times VOLUME 44—NUMBER 75 Love’s Judge Geckler Puts His 0. K. on 17-Year-Old Boy Taking Bride, 37 T TONEYMOONING today at the -*■ home of the bride, a 17-year olr’ youth and his mate, 37. were satisfied their marriage bore the stamp of legal approval, after they secured consent from Juve nile Judge John F. Geckler. But it was necessary for Geck ler to extend scope of his author ity—usually reversed to child mar riages—when he allowed the coun ty clerk to issua a license to the couple Friday. Geckler signed the application and Charles Loren Mitchell, 17, of 1326 West Vermont street, a peddler, secured a license to wed Mrs. George Allen Watson, 37, of 526 North Elder avenue, who listed her occupation as house keeper. The juvenile judge acted in place of Circut Judge Harry O. Cham berlin. designated by law to ap prove* the marriage of any youth under 18. Chamberlin is on va cation. Mrs. Watson's first husband died several years ago, but her second husband is in the “never married before” class. Attack by Ram Fatal ?•/ United l’re** WINCHESTER, Ind., Aug. 6.—ln uries suffered by Mrs. John Green, W. when she w'as attacked by a ram, aused her death at her home here. CHARGE KIDNAPED BANKER IS, SLAIN Convicted Head of Defunct Firm is Slugged and Abducted From Home, Ky I nittt/ Press TAYLORVILLE. 111., Aug. 6. Charges of murder, abduction and kidnaping against James Gammai toni, Springfield, arrested at his home a few' hours previously, were filed here today in connection with the slugging and abduction Friday night of John B. Colegrove, con victed president of a closed Taylor - ville bank. Sheriff Charles Weineke of Chris tian county expressed the belief that Colsgrove was slain after be ing taken from his home, and his body hidden by the abductors. Emelio Tuzzouli also w'as arrested at Springfie’id. Both mei; were de positors in Colegrove’s bank. Police, convinced vengeful de positors, in the closed bank abduct ed and killed Colegrove, said the two men recently had made threats against the banker. Gammaitoni, who said he lost several thousand dollars through failure of the bank, explained blood stains found in his car as being from a rabbit he had killed. Police announced search of Gam maitoni’s home resulted in discov ery of a pocketbook identified as belonging to the aged banker. Colegrove was convicted last month on charges of receiving de posits after he knew his bank was insolvent, and was free on $5,000 bond pending an appeal from a one-to-three-year sentence. Colegrove bank w'as closed Oct. 10, 1929. Deposits of approximately $1,000,000 were tied up .and no divi dends have been paid. 'DEATH* IS CHEATED Woman Saves Fortune, ‘Legal Demise’ by 40 Days. Ft 1/ l m / ted Pre** BRAZIL. Ind., Aug. 6—A fortune of several thousand dollars was saved for Mrs. William King, Chico, Cal., by a matter of forty days, although her whereabouts had been unknown here for twenty years. Mrs. King, nee Hazel Foster, learned only recently that, her grandfather. William W. Decker, died seven years ago and left her several thousand dollars. Action was to have taken in Sep tember to have Mrs. King declared legally dead, and the estate di vided among other heirs. DRUGGED MOTORIST RELEASED BY JUDGE Bcdner Withholds Judgment in Case of Alleged Drunk Driver. Judgment in the case of Henry Monyhan. Orleans, Ind., arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor and driving through a safety zone Thursday night, was withheld by Sol C. Bod ner. municipal judge pro tern., to day. Bodner instructed Monyhan to appear in court Monday after noon. Monyhan had spent Friday night in city hospital, where he was sent by Bodnei when Monyhan ap peared in court in the afternoon under the influence of a narcotic. He told the court he had pur chased the drug Thursday night after leaving the Methodist hospi tal. where his wife Dora is recover ing from a major operation, and that he had taken the drug Thurs day night and Friday. Monyhan still is charged with driving under the influence ol liq uor. instead of the drug, court rec ords show. In the Air Weather conditions at 9 a. m.: South“ast wind. 5 miles an hour; temperature, 76; barometric pres sure. 29.88 at sea level; ceiling, scat tered clouds, smoky, unlimited; vis ibility, 5 miles. Increasing cloudiness with probably showers late tonight and Sunday; coder Sunday. INDIANAPOLIS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 1932 OUSTER ‘TRIAL’ ORDERED FOR N. Y. MAYOR Jimmy Walker Called to Defend Self Thursday Before Roosevelt. SEABURY IS ‘INVITED 7 Playboy Executive Must Appear at Executive Mansion in Albany. By I ni led Bren* ALBANY. N. Y„ Aug. 6.—Gov ernor Franklin D. Roosevelt has called upon Mayor James J. Walk er of New' York to appear before him at the executive offices here next Thursday to defend himself against ouster charges, it w'as today. Judge. Samuel Seabury, who pre ferred the charges against the New York mayor after an exhaustive legislative investigation of his ad ministration, also has been asked to appear before the Governor. “At this time you will be given an opportunity to defend yourself,” the Governor’s telegram to Walker said. Grains Climb; Stocks Prices in Good Gains By United Bress CHICAGO. Aug. 6.—Grain prices skyrocketed on the Chicago Board of Trade today, reaching the best levels in more than two’ months. Buying orders flooded the wheat pit, carrying prices in an upswing that at the market close w'ere 2h to 2% cents higher. Small investors and speculators peured their money into the market with more lavish hand than in W'eeks. By United Bress NEW YORK. Aug. 6.-Fright cned shorts took cover on The New York Stock Exchange to day, forcing prices in special issues up from 1 to 9 •’* points. Leading issues and their gains were: United States steel, 41 >4, up 7 , 8; Allied Chemical, 78. up 9; A. T. Sz TANARUS., 108, up 6%; Du Pont, 36*4, up 3V<; J. I. Gase, 49'i, up 5%, and Union Pacific. 63, up 9%. DOOM WATER GOUGE Deep Well Plan Success at Garfield Park. . Efforts of park board officials to reduce excessive water bills today appeared fruitful with anouncement of success in digging a well to supply Garfield park with water. The deep vein well has exceeded the contract provision that it pro duce at least 300 gallons of, water an hour. The board expects to supply all water needed for the park swim ming pool, greenhouse and sunken gardens from the well. A 20.000-gallon capacity reserve tank has been purchased at a cost of $441 and is being installed. Con tract price for digging the well was $1,400. Park board members expect the well to pay for itself in less than two years. If the water supply at Garfield is sufficient, Sallee said, it may be possible to revive the lake which, years ago, proved one of the park's attractions. ROBS OFFICER OF $45 Police Woman’s Purse Stolen While in Juvenile Court. Purse stolen from Mrs. Metta Davis. 514 East Thirty-fourth street, policewoman in juvenile court Fri day was returned to her later in the day after it was discarded in the Union Title building. Found by a janitor in the build ing. the purse still contained Mrs. Davis’ police badge and other articles, but $45 in bills and change, and three fountain pens, were missing. Democrat Chiefs Fly to New York Thomas D. Taggart, Democratic committeeman, and R. Earl Peters, Democratic state chairman, flew to New York Friday from municipal airport in Taggart's new tri motored plane for a conference with Franklin D. Roosevelt. Demo cratic presidential nominee, and James Farley, national chairman. Captive as Wife Spends Fortune, Is Charge By l nitrd Prrt* SAN DIEGO. Cal.. Aug. 6.—Judge C. N. Andrews declared Allan Brad ford Monks, scion of a prominent Boston family, insane, after prose cutors charged that his wife and her uncle kept him captive for a year while they spent his fortune. Monks had been held here with his wife on bad check charges. See the Birdie! By United Bress ALBANY, N. Y.. Aug. 6 —Out of Dannemora prison today came a story of the compan ionship between a hardened criminal and an injured spar row. The convict, James Traina, 27, regarded as one of New York City's toughest holdup men, has written prison offi cials, telling of the happiness he is finding in caring for the bird. Traina. w r ho has served eleven years of a 21-year sen tence, recounted how he searched for w'orms in the prison yard, and obtained some crumbs in the mess hall for his pet, and how he tried to dry it with a towel after it bathed. “Gee,” he wrote. “I’ve had a great time with him.” 25 NABBED IN BUY CLEANUP 36 Federal Agents in Raids on Tippecanoe County. Bij United Brens LAFAYETTE, Ind., Aug. 6. Twenty-five men w'ere arrested in. Tippecanoe county Friday night and today by thirty-six federal pro hibition agents led by Major How ard Long. South Bend, deputy pro hibition administrator for northern Indiana, and United States Marshal E. O. Hall, also of South Bend. United States Commissioner M. R. Parks held hearings in the county 'ail throughout today. Bonds rang ing from SI,OOO to $3,000 were set. None of the men arrested w'as re leased at noon, but four had pro vided bond. Agents reported that at the Bend inn. oDerat.ed by Lewis Farrell. 26, they, found a large number of guns and revolvers, which were con fiscated. COMEBACK FOR ‘HOOVER'S MAN' Reece Likely to Get Con gress Seat in Tennessee. By Scripps-Haward X cicspaper Alliance WASHINGTOON, Aug. 6.—Pres ident Hoover’s "personal” candidate for congress from East Tennessee, who lost despite White House in dorsement two years ago, apparently is making a comeback. But this time, if he wins, it will be by a small margin and without ben efit of any new or formal presiden tial support. Former Representative B. C. Reece is within striking distance of the Republican nomination for con gress in the First Tennessee district. Representative O. B. Lovette, pres ent congressman, was his opponent. In the Tennessee gubernatorial race late returns show that Hill McAlister, supported by the Mem phis political machine of Represen tative Ed Crump, is leading for the Democratic nomination. PATRIOT IS HELD AS WOULD-BE ASSASSIN Alleged Sinn Feiner Arrested: Brit on's Life Periled, Say Police. By United Pre** * TORONTO. Ontario. Aug. 6.—An attempt to assassinate J. H. Thomas British dominions secretary, was prevented with the arrest of Dan Malone, alleged Sinn Feiner, To ronto police claimed today. The attempt, police said, was to have been made as Thomas traveled with other empire trade conference delegates from Ottawa to the Wel land canal, scheduled to be opened formally at Thcrold, Ontario, to day. Malone was arrested in a room ing house here yesterday and held on a vagrancy charge at the re quest of Ottawa authorities, who said they had learned of the plot against Thomas’ life. DIES IN TRUCK CRASH Washington (Ind.) Man Is Killed; Driver Is Injured Seriously. By United Pres* WASHINGTON. Ind., Aug. 6. John Montgomery, 21, of Washing ton, died in a hospital here today, the result of a collision between two trucks near here this morning. Otis Smith. Plainville, truck driv er. with whom Montgomery was rid ing, was injured seriously. Clar ence Harwood. Indianapolis, driver of the other truck, was not hurt. BADLY HURT IN CRASH Truck Driver’s Skull Fractured in Collision With Tram. Fractured skull was incurred to- by Andrew Blankenship. 45, of i 1137 Oliver avenue, w r hen a truck he was driving was struck by a West Indianapolis street car at Holly and Oliver avenues. Scott Welding. 35. of 1756 South Randolph street, was the car motorman. He was arrested several weeks ago in Long Beach, after he had been missing for almost a year. Monks, who was reported to be the recipient of money from a sl,- 300.000 trust fund established bv his lather, vanished after his bankers reported signatures other than his were being affixed to his monthly checks. PROPERTY TAX LIMIT FATE IS UP TO LESLIE Move to Return Bill to Sen ate Is Beaten: Veto Threatened. LOAN SHARK RATES CUT Interest Slashed From 42 to 24 Per Cent: Sales Levy Killed. Attempt to return the $1.50 property tax limitation bill frpm Governor Harry G. Leslie’s office and kill it in the senate failed j today. Leslie now must face the music | regarding this measure, which must I be dealt with by him not later than j 10:40 a. m. Monday. Although he announced in a spe | cial message to the legislature that ' he would veto the bill, it is report ed that he will merely refuse to ! sign it. Such action will make it [ law'. Leslie has received hundreds | of telegrams urging veto of the measure. An odd turn was taken in the J senate today, when the effort to recall the bill w ? as inaugurated by the Democratic floor leader and thwarted by the Republican floor leader moviing to adjourn. Adjournment Is Ordered Lieutenant Governor Edgar D. Bush, wlio had put the gavel into the hands of Senator James B. Brewster (Dem.), Corydon, hastily resumed ccmmand and gaveled through the adjournment motion. Both senate and house will re convene at 2 p. m. Monday. The special session is to end a week from Monday. Motion to return the $1.50 bill to the senate, w'here it orginated, was made by Senator Walter S. Cham berlin <Dem.), Newcastle. “This joke has gone far enough,” Chambers declared. “We should re call this fool measure and not ad journ here and leave governmental budgets facing chaos.” Senator James J. Nejdl (Rep.i, Whiting, supported Chambers’ mo tion. Urges Bill Recall “Let us recall this senseless bill,” he said. “With 15 cents taken out of the $1.50 for a state levy, onl| $1.35 remains and local governments can not operate. We tried this thing in 1919 and had to call a special session to repeal the law'.” Result of the Friday afternoon senate session was decisive defeat of the Hoffman sales tax bill, and passage of the bill reducing the in terest rate on small loans from 314 to 2 per cent a month. This results in a reduction for the bor rower from 42 to 24 per cent a year. The sales tax bill polled but 18 favorable votes, while 28 senators voted against it. Minimum needed for passage is 26, so the bill is killed, although another vote may be taken on it. Popularity of the senate measure to cut the small loan interest rates was revealed when the bill passed by a vote of 33 to 10. Helps Needy Borrowers “Forty-tw'o per cent isn’t excessive for this type of loan.” Senator Roy M. Friedley. Muncie, at first con tended. Later, he urged the bill be stopped because it w'as not a tax saving measure. The business could not thrive at 2 per cent, he said. Senators talking for the bill said that if the small loan business can not thrive now at 2 per cent a month, it “w'ould better be abol ished.” They pointed out that such a bill will mean the saving of thousands of dollars to those most in need. CITY CAN SEE ANNUAL SHOWER OF METEORS Perseids to Give Sky Exhibition Next Week. Indianapolis residents may be treated to a free show of fireworks next Thursday night when the Per seid meteors give their annual ex hibition. Astronomers say the dis play will be much brighter to ob servers this year than in several years, because there will be less moonlight to interfere. These enthusiasts who want to see the display when it is most bril liant must sit up all night, as it comes just before dawn, according to Dr. Otto Struve of the Yerkes observatory’. Lake Geneva. Wis. The meteor shower will seem to emanate from one point in the northeastern sky. It is likely that meteors also may be seen on Wednesday and Friday nights. USES AUTO AS”LADDER Burglar Climbs Into House: Gets S2O Watch, sll in Cash. A burgjlar who used the top of an automobile as a ladder to enter a bathroom window stole a S2O watch and sll in cash from the home of Ralph G. Treadway, 1530 North Illinois street, apartment 16. he re ported to police today. When Mrs. Monks failed to pro duce him, his bank account was closed. A continuous stream of checks were written against the account, however, assertedly by Mrs. Monks and Wiley Watson, her uncle, who also is in custody here. Through his Japanese chauffeur. Monks was traced to a small house Entered as Second Class Matter at I’ogtoffiee. Indianapolis Libby Still in Hiding I ' MhHHKH:' ??$ Still in hiding. Libby Holman Reynolds, indicted for the mur der of Smith Reynolds andshow'n here in a new' photograph, was expected to leave for Winston- Salem today to surrender to au thorities there. Albert (Abi Walker, also charged with the murder, was ordered released to day on $25,000 bond. FEAR ‘BUSINESS GAIN' POLITICS G. 0. P. Fights ‘Hoover 7 Label on Uptrend. (Coovriehf. 1932. bv United Press) WASHINGTON. Aug. 6.—An at tempt to link improvement in busi ness with improvement in Presi dent Hoover’s re-election chances is developing on the Republican side. It is a development that far sighted Republicans hope will be nipped in the bud, oefore some quick-witted Democrat rises to charge the Republicans are playing politics with prosperity. Signs of business improvement are appearing in many quarters. But already the activity of some politicians has caused the improve ment to be regarded with skep ticism as an “administration move ment.” They have attempted to fix a Hoover label on it. This is the w'ork of the same type of politicians who encouraged President Hoover four years ago to promise the aboli tion of poverty. Republicans who place the busi ness welfare of the nation above partisan advantage hope these fa vorable business trends will be en couraged without injection of po litical claims. Dust Eaters Democrats of Statehouse Lay ‘Dirty Deal 7 to G. 0. P. Chiefs. Statehouse Democrats who at tended the district rally at Wyan dotte cave Friday'today charged G. O. P. state highway officials made them “eat dust.” They allege that w'hen arrange ments for the gathering w'ere be ing made the state road mainte nance superintendent in the dis trict promised that the roads w'ould be kept in first class shape and no detours established. Instead a heavy coat of oil was put on the road between Corydon and Levenw'orth they charge, and the Democrats driving to the meeting had either to get their cars covered with oil or fight the dust on a seven-mile detour. About 400 attended. State highway officials laughed at the charges. FOXHOUND IS SAVED FROM DEATH IN MINE Animal Rescued From Drowning in Abandoned Shaft. By United Press SULLIVAN, Ind., Aug. 6. A sleek foxhound, rescued from the depths of an abandoned Sullivan county coal mine, was recovering today from exhaustion and exposure in water that covered the bottom of the shaft. Whines of the imprisoned ani mal as it paddled around attracted help. Pete Corzetto, local fire de partment chief, and three com panions w'ent to the mine to help Brownie Olsen, who discovered the dog They fashioned a makeshift saddle and let Olsen down into the mine. The dog had caught its paw on a piece of timber after swimming until exhausted. Dean Chaney, the dogs owner, said it became lost while on a fox hunt. He said he believed it had been in the mine many hours. Landing Contest to Be Held A spot landing contest will be held at Hoosier airport between 4 and 4:30 Sunday under auspices of the Hoosier flying club. on the outskirts of Long Beach, and found there in poor physical con dition. Physicians determined he was suffering from a form of sleeping sickness. District Attorney Thomas Whalen charged Friday that Mrs. Monks and Watson kept Thomas captive for -more than a year while they spent his patrimony. BrLv CAR HITS POST, MAN IS KILLED John Harrison, Bridgeport, Is Accident Victim. Instant death w r as the fate of John Harrison. 21, Bridgeport early today w'hen an automobile in which he w'as riding turned over after striking a fence post at Laverne avenue and Lyndhurst, drive. He was throw'n from the car and his head was crushed between it 55 and the pest, His death brings the traffic fa tality toll in Marion county since Jan. 1 to fifty-five. Harrison was riding in a car driven by Cecil Standiford, 24, and they w'ere accompanied by Martin Bray, 19, both of Bridgeport. Standiford told police that lights of an approaching automobile blind ed him. He lost control and his car left the paving. Officers said it traveled 195 feet off the road be fore striking the post. Bray, according to the officers, said he and his companions drank two quarts of beer before starting on the fatal drive. Staniford is held on charges of manslaughter, drunken driving and drunkenness. Bray is held on a vagrancy charge as a material wit ness. GETS ‘DEPRESSION RAP’ Takes Choice on U. S. Liquor Charge And Goes to Jail for Six Months, Grider Barks, 28 East Sixteenth street, took a “depression choice” today w'hen arraigned before Federal Judge Robert C. Baltzell. Charged with liquor sale and transporting. Barks w'as given a choice of S3OO fine and four months in jail or six months without the fine. He chose the six months. Hugh J. Carmichael. Terre Haute, was given a SIOO fine and six months’ sentence on liquor con spiracy charges. Arthur Bowers also of Terre Haute, was fined SIOO for liquor sale. Hatchet Men Weed Cutting Crew Draw Fire for Chopping Down Vacant Lot Trees. STREET department officials to day denied charges of excessive zeal in observance of the George Washington bicentennial celebra tion. The denial followed complaint of an irate citizen who called the office of Mayor Reginald H. Sul livan and told the mayor s secre tary, Walter W. Watson, that w’eed-cutting crews working for the city had cut down trees on a vacant lot. “A fine bunch they are, too,’’ the citizen complained. "I sup pose they thought they would imi tate George Washington with his hatchet, but they don't know their trees, for these were not cherry, but ash trees. And I had just planted them, too, before the weeds grew’ up." Street department employes ex cused themselves with the plea that the saplings were so small and the weeds so high that the trees were not seen by the scythe wielders. Hourly Temperature 6 a. m 69 10 a. m..... 83 7a. m 71 11 a. m 85 Ba. m 74 12 (noon).. 85 9a. m 79 Ip. m .... 87 HOME EDITION PRICE TWO CENTS Outside Marlon County. 3 Cent* $25,000 BAIL IS FIXED FOR ‘AB’ WALKER Libby Holman Faces Second Degree Murder Charge in Husband's Death. SINGER STILL IS HIDING Broadway Star Reported on Way to Surrender to Authorities. B" United Bress WINSTON-SALEM. N. C.. Aug 6. —On agreement of counsel and court. Albert <Ab) Walker, charged with Libby Holman-Reynolds of the murder of Smith Reynolds, today was ordered released from jail on bail. The state indicated it did not consider the evidence in the case sufficient to hold him without bail for first-degree murder. The solicitor made no immediate recommendation of the amount of bail. Walker's lawyers argued that be cause of the disposition of their client not td evade prosecution, the bail should be made low'. No Mention of Libby There was no mention of Libby Holman in the hearing, and it was not know whether Walker's release could be regarded as a precedent that also would free her whenever she surrenders, or is arrested. Bail for young Walker was set bv Judge A. M. Stack at $25,000. “The prosecutor admits," argued Bailey Liipferts, Walker’s attorney cousin, “that this is a bailable offense. That indicates that he has no evidence of first degree murde.r that is of malice or premeditation.” “All I suggest as to the bailability of this offense.” said Solicitor Car lisle Higgins, “is the absence of evi dence of premeditation.” Reduced to Second Degree He did not explain the statement further, but it was taken to mean the state did not propose to press for a first degree murder charge, unless further evidence is developed. Walker was released from jail this afternoon. His father, Bailey B. Walker, posted the $25,010 bond. Walker left for his parent's home in company with his father and his at torney. “All we say." said assistant solic itor J. Erie McMichael after the hearing adjourned, "is that we have no evidence at present of pre meditation and deliberation. “That takes it out of first de gree murder and reduces it to sec ond.” Meanw'hile. Libby Holman was expected to begin her journey here from an unknown haven today. Reported in Delaware County Sheriff Transou Scott, not satisfied with promises by Al fred Holman, attorney, father of the Broadway star, that he will pro duce her in court, asked the sheriff at Wilmington, Del., to place her under arrest if she were found there. Libby was reported to be a guest in the home of Mrs. Louisa D. Jenney at Montchanin, just out side Wilmington. Calls to the home there did not confirm the reports. Libby’s father, after arrival here, announced she would be produced within “two or three days.” He confirmed the fact that she was an expectant mother, and he retained two local attorneys to represent her in her fight to avoid a long reten tion in a jail cell. Conditions Important Mrs. Jenney, said here to be a member of the Dupont family of Delaware, is reported to be a close friend of Libby. She is said to have visited her only a few weeks before the death of young Reynolds. Great importance is attached 'o Libby’s condition. It has tremendous bearing upon the disposition of some $20,- 000.000. the fortune Smith Reynolds would have inherited in eight more years from the estate of his father, the late R. J. Reynolds, tobacco millionaire. Under Carolina law, a child born to Miss Holman within ten lunar months of her husband’s death, will have a claim upon young Reynolds’ prospective millions. AUTOS CRIME PROBLEM Speedy Escape Biggest Officers Have to Solve, Says Garrott. BLOOMINGTON, Ind.. Aug. 6. Use of high-powered automobiles by criminals, that permit speeding away from the scene of a crime be fore the victim has a chance to notify police was pointed out by Grover Garrott, chief of the state police, as one of the biggest problems facing peace officers today, m his address before the conference of Indiana peace offices here. 89 Paroled From Reformatory By United Press PENDLETON. Ind., Aug. 6. Eighty-nine inmates of the state reformatory were paroled and five cases were continued at the regu lar August session of the parole board. Homecoming to Be Continued Fifth annual homecoming cele bration of the Tibbs Avenue and Eagle Creek Civic League will be continued tonight on vacant lots at North street and Rochester avenue. More than 1.000 persons attended the event Friday night. Only One State Borders Maine By United Press PORTLAND, Me., Aug. s.—Maine is the only state in the Union bordering on but one other state.