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THREE BREAK JAIL.
Fourth Retaken After Ban dits Speed Through City, Crushing Woman. mt tat Asm,cl* ted Press. CLEVELAND. Sept. 23.—Three con vict* accused of executing a series of bank robberies since they fled last year from Missouri's State penitentiary broke out of Cuyahoga County Jail yesterday in an effort to escape a trial in which Federal authorities planned t to seek their deaths. Joining in the flight of the trio— I Charles Bird, 26: Frank Bird, his j brother, 30. and James Widmer, 31— ! was a 19-year-old youth accused of I murder, Theodore Slapik. Slapik was j captured an hour and a half later. I Incarcerated In a fourth-floor cell block of the tower-like jail, the men j suddenly whipped out three revolvers j and a knife, locked two deputies in a ; cell, wrested his keys from him and j unlocked a corridor door, and de scended in an elevator to the base ment. Take Judge's Car. a a “S. I'munn uaoiicu 411/111 HIT* 11U111 door of the jail, which is in downtown Cleveland. Pour blocks from the jail, their commandeered coupe collided with another machine. The men, brandishing guns, leaped to the run ning board of Municipal Judge Louis Petrash's car. They pulled the judge from his seat and roared toward Pub lic Square, a mile from the jail. Disregarding traffic signals, the fugitives' car hurled Mrs. Paul Tober. 48. into a steel safety zone post. Both her legs and arms were broken and she suffered a possible skull fracture. The automobile, traveling SO to 60 miles an hour, narrowly missing two street cars. Two detectives who gave chase lost them in traffic. Slapik Surrounded. "You could hear the rubber squeal in on all four tires." said the detec tives' chauffeur. "The doors of the car they had were swinging wide i open. You could see their arms go I out trying to catch the swinging j doors." The men back-tracked to the city's East Side, where the automobile ] plunged into a safety zone stanchion. ■ The fugitives seized a sedan and , turned into a side street, where they i Jumped from the machine. The driver ! disappeared into a nearby yard be- ! fore the officers arrived. The screams 1 of two small girls attracted attention I of the police, who surrounded the yard. Slapik, who had gone into the children's play tent, surrendered with out a struggle as twoscore police con verged on the tent. His right hand | was crudely bandaged. His thumb had been struck by a bullet which pierced the getaway sedan. CAMMERER AIDE BACK, FINDS HE’S PARKS HEAD A. E. Demaray Returns Prom I Europe Just After Director Leaves on Trip. A. E. Demaray. associate director of the National Park Service, returned to his desk yesterday in the Interior i Department, following a triu to Eu- j rope, to find himself in charge of the I Nation's park system. Amo B. Cammerer, director of the aervice, has just left Washington on ! an official inspection trip to parks in the Southwest. Cammerer will take a trip into Mexico to confer with gov ernment officials in that republic on mutual park problems. Well pleased with his European Jaunt, Demaray visited the British Isles and a number of countries on the continent. He was particularly Interested in municipal and national parks which he saw abroad, but he is convinced that the United States has ! the best parks and the most accom modations for the public. Sydney's Ravenous Cats. Sydney Island, between Fiji and Hawaii, is noted for its hordes of i ravenous cats, wild offspring of 150 ' felines Introduced by a planter to ] combat rats which destroyed the copra. gr1 1 ■ ■ - - Main. 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For quick skin comfort j 1 Poslam has few equals. One trial will convince you. Get it at your | druggist, 60c, _ I 1 A Speed Demon AVIATRIX HITS 293 MILES AN HOUR TO WIN TROPHY. JACQUELINE COCHRANE Of New York City ibho set a series of speed dash records vi Detroit, shown as she re ceived the Gar Wood Trophy, awarded for a new interna tional women's record of 293.05 miles per hour for a land plane. —Copyright, A. P. Wirephoto. RULING ON C. C. C. LETS 35,000 STAY Actinj Controller General Holds Time Limit Fails to Apply Prior to July 1. Approximately 35,000 enrollces whom the Civilian Conservation Corps expected to be forced to drop on October 1 because of the enlist ment limitations of the new law may remain in the corps under a decision by Acting Controller General Rich ard N. Elliott. .Elliott—who has to approve pay ments—was asked for a ruling when the Judge advocate general of the Army held the men would have to be dropped, and the Agricultrue ’De partment solicitor and C. C. C. legal counsel ruled to the contrary. The new law, which was eflective July 1 last, for the first time puts a limit on enrollment, restricting it to two years. C. C. C. officials wanted to know if in the case of junior en rollees from 17 to 23, time served prior to July 1 must be considered as part of the two years. Elliott said no, letting down the bars for the 35,000 with prior service. Monkey Makes Up. Escaping from a pet shop in Lon don, a monkey entered a bed room, tried on a woman's trinkets and beau tified its face before it was captured. . ■ Egyptian* Knew Checker*. A game similar to modern checkers was played by the Egyptians as early as 1600 B. C. Peace Prize* Given. The Woodrow Wilson Foundation annually awards medals and cash grants In the cause of peace. 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