'GUARD IS SLUGGED
IN TRY AT ESCAPE
jCar Driver Foils Desperate
Attack and Returns Trio
B” the Associated Press.
SAN QUENTIN Prison. Calif.. Decem
ber 25. —Three convicts made a des
perate attempt to escape from the
prison here last night, but were sub
dued after a scuffle and placed in soli
F. E. Stubbe, a guard, was struck
ever the head with a blackjack and
The prisoners. John Fitch, Hubert
Hancock and A. C. Donne, were being
returned to the prison from the
Superior Court at San Rafael, where
they load been taken for arraignment
on escape charges when the attack took
place. U. A. Smith, superintendent of
prison camps, was driving the automo
bile returning the prisoners with Dunne
beside him in the front seat. Fitch and
Hancock were handcuffed together in
the rear seat, with Stubbe guarding
them. About half way back to the
prison Fitch suddenly drew a concealed
blackjack and struck Stubbe. stunning 1
him. Smith stopped the car and leaped
upon the prisoners, subduing them.
The prisoners’ Christmas fare in the
dungeon will be bread and water.
More than $3,000,000 worth of Ameri
can sawmill and woodworking ma
chinery was exported in the last 12
Hi-Ho, Everybody Hi-Ho!
Merry Xmas—an’ by tbe way, 111
be on tbe “air” tonight (with tbe
Budget Boys), Station WMAL, 7:30
P.M. Special Xmas Radio Party\
We re closed all day today— to
morrow we start our ONCE A
YEAR Sale of Air Suits and Over
coats. There's about 2,000 Swell
Suits and Overcoats. Tbe prices are
right and you can buy 'em on tbe
Famous Kaufman Budget Plan. The
SA . t °
good pickin s wont last long. See
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(Extra Pants $8)
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t *Beau Geste Suits and Overcoats not included. The
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Plans to Broadcast
King George Speech
At Parley Are Made
, By the Associated Press.
* LONDON, December 25.
Plans are being made to broad
cast King George’s speech at
the opening of the five-power
naval conference between 11 a.m.
and 1 p.m. on January 21, from
the House of Lords. Immediate
ly after his address the King will
surrender the chairmanship of
the conference to Prime Minister
The entire two hours of the
broadcasting (which will be be
tween 6 a.m. and 8 a.m., Eastern
standard time) will not be occu
pied by the King, as this time
was alloted in the hope of in
cluding the introductory speeches j
of delegates from other coun
watch And clock
Ciockif Called Foi-DejrkTttJ-Cwrdnteec j
THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C.. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 25. 1929.
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