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Conference Opens Fifth
Week With Four Power
Treaty Out of Way and
Acceptance of Naval
Plan Assured
WASHINGTON. Dec. 11. With the
wr-powpr treaty in final form and
n agreement on naval ratio regarded
practically assured, the arms con
ference poes into its fifth week -with
its principals confident they can fin
ish their major duties here by Janu
ary. Problem of the Far East and de
tails of the naval reduction program.
including the question of Pacific
Inland fortifications and naval bases,
now become the subjects of primary
ronwaerauon. The Far Eastern die
cushions are to be pressed forward at
naity meeting of the committee of
the whole while the naval situation is
clearing up through communication
with the foreign capitals and while
w.e separate negotiations over Shan
tung and Tap are verging toward
Although there are Indications that
Japan is about ready to accept the
American 6-5-J naval ratio, it is not
' considered unlikely that she may re
train from committing herself de
finitely until there is a' clearer un
tferstanding about future fortifiea
tions on the Pacific. There has been
a, general indication that the powers
are .rilling to assent to an arrange
ment by which all present defenses in
the Pacific would be retained and
none added, but the question is yet
t" be made the subject of formal ex
Further instructions from Tokio
were received today by the Japanese.
Their nature was not revealed, but
there were evidences that the Jap
anese were preparing to canvass the
situation relative to Pacific bases be
fore goiny further with the Inaval
r,?tk discussions. - The two subjects
hare been long regarded by Japan as
Inseparable and her desire to dispose
of both together, is not regarded as a
serious barrier ' 3 a ratio agreement.
The negotiations on China, although
proceeding separately also are re
ceiving the careful attention-of the
Japanese while the naval question is
In abeyance and there have been
come hints that they would prefer to
ee a decision in that quarter also
before they make their .-.cceptance
f the 5-S-3 final and binding.
It is the general expectation that
the result of the Far Eastern dis
cussions will be a united declaration
pf policy by tl j nine nations era
bodving the "four points" of Elihu
Root and making auch specific ap
plication of them as may be found
Dossible. Such a declaration, a part
of which was given official sanction
by the nine nations yesterday, it was
expected would finally take the form
of a "gentleman's understanding."
Seme plenipotentiaries, however,
want to write it Into a treaty, and
decision on that point is to be
reached. 1
Afterwards a similar declaration
rcav be made on Siberia, but it is
possible that the separate pronounce-
fContinued on Page 2)
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
MEXICO CITT, Dec. 11 Indi
scriminate division of land among
masses of the people, such as provid
ed in the program of the national
agrarian commission headed by Gen
eral Villareal. former minister of
agriculture, ie described as anti
quated and unapplicable under mod
ern conditions," by General Estrada,
named to take over the portfolio of
General Estrada announced he will
not accept the post unless President
Ooregon reposes complete confidence
in him to work out the land problem
along lines radically opposite to those
of persons who believe a solution
rests fundamentally on the Restora
tion and transfer of town lands.
If he takes over the post he de
clares he will be guided by the prin-cl-i'e
that every person is worthy of
hi', hire and deserves the reward
..rising from his material and mental
r'rt. lie says he will endeavor to
st.lv the l;nd question Justly and
conservatively. 1
Ceneral Estradas declarations are
h ractei i7ed by the newspapers as
th forerunner to complete reversal
of the federal asrarian policy to
which much objection, especially for-.-irn
has ben made.
inscribing the idea of communal
,,nlSs as dating back to the days of
i3nu rnnnuerrors, and unten-
,T hcraUFe the modern
dea of
?,;.-idual effort must
be rewarded.
l-e denies
that returning me lanus
wns and taking them away
to the to
present owners is carijins
IZ a revolutionary idea.
LVvate ownership of lands should
fn.A. rules, imposed by the
be SUDj. . 1h requirements of the
But I
idmit tl
d'C - .,.... ..Irvi
ne aa isaw.m v
am fully con-
Ott !"'"', . tt,m f nriv.ite
t !ia i
l ne v"-
.... .nal and in ac-
with the s.-tem established
General Agulnaldo
Eulogizes America
At Filipino Banquet
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
MANILA, Dec. 11. America was
eulogized here tonight as having
dome to the Philippines "as a re
sult of championing the cause of
liberty," in an address by General
Emilio Aguinaldo, who. after the
war with Spain, led the insurrec
tion against the United States for
Philippine independence. The gen
eral and Governor-General Wood
were guests of honor at the annual
banquet of the Philippine war vet
erans. "America, he concluded, "is a
nation imbued with such enno
bling ideals she can be trusted
safely and called the friend and
comrade of small nations."
Postmasters Asked
To Avoid Employing
Relatives For Rush
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11. Post
masters who find it necessary to em
ploy additional clerks and other help
during the holidays have been in
structed to give employment to those
it will do the most good in an effort
to aid in relieving unemployment
conditions. I
It "would be selfish and unchari
table," said a department statement,
to continue practices of the past in
many offices of employing relatives
or persons with other income.
Witness In Jerome
Trial .Arrested On
Charge Of Perjury
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
MISSOULA. Mont.. Dec. 11. Mrs.
Florence Root is under arrest here,
having been detained at the request
of W. H. Morrison of Prcscott, Ariz.,
who alleged she swore to false tes
timony at the trial of Clarence Sage
and Fred Woods of Prescott, result
ing in their being sent to the peni
tentiary. The police said Mrs. Root
had confessed.
Brothers Coming To
Aid .In Search For
. Sister Near Tucson
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
JACKSON Minn., Dec. 11-Arthur
Nasby, of Jackson and Charles Nasby
of Gruver; Iowa, today are en route
to Tucson, Arizona, to aid in the
search for their sister. Miss Astrid
Nasby, nurse - at the public health
service hospital there, who has been
missing since Dec. 5.
The brothers departed following
receipt of telegrams from the police
of Tucson that Miss Nasby was miss
ing. They are expected there Mon
day evening to join the cavalry unit
stationed at the University of Arizo
na in the search for the woman.
Miss Nasby, who is 32, is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Nasby
of this city.
2 Men Killed When
. Northwestern Train
Goes Through Bridge
EVERETT. Wash. Dec 11 Two
men are believed to have been killed
and several were injured in a wreck
of Great Northe-n train No. 27, 40
miles east of here today. The
train, which was a fast mail carrier,
plunged thro- ,;a a bridge which re
cent floods tiaa damaged.
Mail Cler'' Samuel Hileman and
Fireman George Irvin are believed
to- have been drowned.
by our constitution, is the- only ra
tional and just method capable of
causing the earth to render the larg
est possible production.
'If President Obregon reposes suf
ficient confidence in me to appoint
me secretary, I thing that the system
of transferring the land to such
towns and the request for allotment
and legal right to it should be con
tinued, but only on a purely constir
tutional basis, without repeating the
error . of deceiving ourselves by
thinking that this alone constitutes
a solution of the agrarian problem.
"Solution of agrarian problem i
hot and should not be the object
of political propaganda, but we must
emphasize the fact that such solution
is not based on the transfer of lands
to the towns, but on the parcelling
of large tracts in accordance with
the constitution."
General Estrada's declaration has
caused much comment, especially
among foreign land owners. Many
observers, who had predicted a sharp
modification of the government's
agrarian policy, assert that General
Estrada's statement is In a sense in
spired and that he doubtless will be
designated to carry out the new pro
gram. The national agrarian com
mission as constituted under General
Villareal is virtually disbanded and
it is said a new commission will be
named. Under this commission ex
propriation of lands was carried out
extensively and the Mexican foreign
office has received many protests, in
cluding American protests.
Senor Villareal's extreme views
have been the subject of much news
paper comment. El Universal was
so outspoken about Villareal that
several days ago a street altercation
between him and Editcr Valavicinl
was narrowly averted.
El Demokrata asserts it has semi
official information that General
Amado Aguirre. secretary of com
munications and public works, will
be named minister of agriculture.
London Daily News Says
Sinn Fein Leader Will
Not Fight Treaty If Con
vinced Ireland Is Against
His Stand
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
LONDON, Dec 11. The Daily
News says it learns that if
Eamonn de Valera is convinced
Ireland is against hi stand on
the peace treaty he will resume
his professorship in Maynooth
college and not lead the opposi
tion in the Irish parliament.
LONDON, Dec. 11. In the absence
of any new move and awaiting im
portant developments of the week,
the press and public are engaged in
estimating the chances for and
against the new Irish treaty. Those
best informed see no reason to modify
their view that the treaty will be
accepted by the Irish people, but are
inclined to take a less sanguine view
of its chances in Wednesday's Dall
Eireann meeting.
It is believed Eamonn de Valera
and his supporters will be able to
put up a stiff fight. The brunt of
the defense of the treaty is likely to
fall on Michael Collins. Present in
dications favor a narrow majority
for the treaty and probable reference
to a plebiscite of the Irish people.
In the English parliament, ratifi
cation is considered quite safe.
Premier Lloyd George is expected
to make a powerful plea for the
treaty in the house of commons Wed
nesday. It is believed that the treaty
may be ratified and the session closed
by the end of the week.
Sir James Craig, Ulster premier.
who has been conferring with the
premier, returned to Belfast tonight.
Respecting reports that Ulster is
demanding some financial conces
sions on lines similar to the privi
leges Southern Ireland will get under
the treaty, Sir Robert Stevenson
Home, chancellor of the excheauer 1
in a speech at New Castle, expressed '
the conviction that no responsible I
Ulster statesman would think of !
claiming a lower rate -ot taxation for I
Ulster than operated in iMew Castle i
or Glasgow.
In some quarters importance Is at
tached to Lord Carson's (formerly
Sir Edward Carson) strong opposi
tion to the treaty.
The Ulster premier, on leaving to
night, declined to say anything about
the settlement.
"There is reason to believe," says
a dispatch to the London Times from
Dublin, "that important members or
the Belfast business community have
been in communication with the Sinn
Fein leaders. It is assumed this has
been with the object of learning how
far the south would go in the matter
of safeguards. .
The dispatch adds:
"Reports from reliable agents say
there Is striking unanimity in favor
of the treaty. It is widely believed
throughout the south that De Valera
has sacrificed his career."
SAN DIEGO. Calif.. Dec. 11. Pub
lished statements accredited to del-i
egates of the League of the South
west that the future of the league
was problematical were declared mis
leading and untrue tonight by of
ficial representatives of Colorado,
Arizona and Utah, .ho are here to
attend a hearing tomorrow before
Secretary of the Interior Albert B.
These official delegates declared
that at no time had thev suggested
the possibility of discontinuance of
the iuague and that they were hear
tily in favor of it continuing its
Secretary Arnold Kruckman said
Vi ito r. m out a Torfno', HiotMtTt
tion of the league emanated from a
group of special interests, primarily
nn,.i n hi, fn. v.nr. h on.
i., Tt . ,ai t. iCTv,t
by official representatives of the
league from several states that sev- f nent and finished example of Japan
eral members of the committee of f e ambitions, and mqmred whether
fifteen which left the league and held
separate meetings were not active
members of the league but invited
St. Louis Women Are
wim r 1 T" m.
r irSt tSank. UireCtOrS
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
ST LOUI Dec 11 Mrs Ellas
Mitcliell and Mrs. e'. H. Steed'man of
this city are the first women direc-
tors of a bank. Their names are
contained in the list of the director-
ot of th Sornritv National Bank
a voderlav Tii hank win
be opened Dec.
Archbishop Mannix
States Irish TreatV
Jtcte5 trlSIl M TCUiy
P -vt-r am el f J iltfrrrl
ixiTemciy wucru
MELBOURNE. Australia, Dec. 11.
Archbishot Mannix, in a speech
today described the terms offered to
Ireland as "extremely liberal." After
the settlement is arranged, he said,
he would re-visit Ireland.
Booze Bandits Steal
5500 Cases of Liquor
From Baltimore Firm
BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 11. After 5,fJ00 crstn of vhisrfy had been
taken from the warehouse of the Canton Distilleries and loaded on motor
trucks, police answering a riot call last night frustrated the robbery of
180,000 quarts of liquor.
Three trucks carrying 3300 cases of the liquor had left the warehouse
when the r-olice arrived and all roads in Maryland and nearby states are
being searched for them.
Two trucks, on which were loaded 2200 cases, were ready to leave
the warehouse' when the police reached the scene and men were busily
engaged in loading two trucks. Sixteen men In charge of the trucks were
The confidence ofthe guards at the distillery was gained by a forged
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11. Acting Prohibition Commissioner Jones
has issued orders to all enforcement agents along the Atlantic seaboard
between Washington and New Tork to begin irrffnediate search for the
liuor stolen at Baltimore.
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11. While
the foreshadowed acceptance by Ja
pan of the 5 5 3 naval ratio will
leave much to be decided, it does not
follow, in the opinion of American
conference officials, that the confer
ence will have to pass on all that
must be done.
The remaining work on naval mat
ters, it is saia, naturally divides it
self into two classes. They are de
cisions involving policy and those
merely dealing with details under
policies approved.
The conference must act on all pol
icy questions. In this group lie the
franco-Italian naval ratio determi
nation: the British desire to reduce
submarine tonnage; the suggested
modification of the 10-vear naval
holiday plan to permit some building
as necessary for protection of ship
building knowledge and skill and
final determination of fleet ratios in
airplane carriers.
In the other group, it is expected
wm oe founa . sucn questions as
agreement as to the methods of
scrapping ships slated for destruc
tion; ways-and means to control con
version or merchant cratt into war
vessels in war time; rules of war-
fare as applying to new agencies;
specific agreement as to fleet ratios
in other auxiliary ships besides sub
marines and airplane carriers.
It is held the conference would
well leave at least some of these
points to expert discussion and final
settlement through ordinary diplo
matic channels.
A particular point in the latter
class is the method to be followed in
scrapping capital ships.
It has been suggested that three
of the six American battle cruisers
could be made over into safe, fast
passenger liners. The three ships
under consideration are completed to
the water line. There, naval experts
figure, it would be possible to con
tinue construction to produce a pas
senger vessel.
The same thing is said to apply
"to battleships. There Is a possibility
that those not too far advanced in
construction could be changed into
intermediate freight and passenger
There are various non-combatant
naval uses to which new or old capi
tal ships might be put.
Korean Delegates
Demand Rights To
Assembly Hearing
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
Korean commission announced today
J it was filing with the arms delegates
a brief in support of its claim of the
right to present Korea's case. With
' the brief went the warning that ad
journment of the conference without
settlement of the Korean problem
would be to "leave an Asiatic Alsace
Lorraine to plague its conscience.
threaten its peace and disturb the fi
i na"ly "ojusimeni. ui uiLer-
, national relations.
Korea s right to be heard, the
sanction of treaty obligations.'
i alded that Korea is "both the expo
1 ''"' u .I,;"'"
if a country of 20.000,000 people were
left "to smart with the injustice of
treaties' unkept."
"Not force, but fraud," the state
ment said, "gave Japan possession
of Korean territory and Korean sov-
ereignty. tier ireaiy or alliance wnn
Korea against Russia in 1904 made
Korea her Indispensable base of
operations against the common en-
j emy- ln acknowledgement for which
! Sreat advantage she covenanted to
safeguard Koreas independence and
territorial integrity for all time. Then
. victorious over Russia, she forged her
! treaty into a weapon for the undoing
of Korea.
Boys Poison Wealthy
Michigan Cattleman
FLINT. Mich., Dec ll. Charles
! Austin. IS, and Clifford Thorpe. 17.
confessed, according to the police,
tnat they polsoned Paul De Usio, a
wealthy cattleman, whose body was
( found in his home here yesterday,
De Lisle was given poison in liquor,
Austin and Thorpe were quoted as
I saying, because he had accused them
' of theft.
Mother Of Three
Children Is Killed
In Denver Hotel
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 11. Mrs.
Lillie Blann, 23, the mother of three
children, was shot to death today in
a hotel by George Honkins, who then
turned the gun on himself and fired
a bullet Into his brain. Honkins con
fessed the crime in his dying hour
at the county hospital. The motive
is a mystery. .
The couple were found in a locked
room about 11 o'clock this morning,
apparently about one hour after the
shooting occurred. Mrs. Blann lay
dead on a bed, a bullet through her
forehead. The man lay unconscieus
on the floor in a pool of blood.
Mrs. Blann was employed as
Chambermaid at the hotel. Seeking
Mrs. Blann, the proprietor found the
door to one of the rooms locked. A
roomer told the proprietor he heard
two shots. The police were called.
Honkins, who came here recently
from Nebraska, died at the hospital
two hours after being removed there.
Mr. Blann, the widower, Is a ce
ment plasterer here.
FORT WORTH, Texas, IJec 11.
Fred Rouse, negro packing house
employe, who was beaten by a crowd
of strike sympathizers here last week
after he had shot and wounded two
brothers in the ranks of the pickets,
was taken from a hospital here to
night and lynched.
Thirty men called at the city and
countv hospital, where Rouse had
been confined, and demanded the ne
gro. Hospital attaches refused at
first but finally submitted when told
by the leader that their victim would
be taken by force if necessary.
Rouse made a desperate effort to
fight two members of the party dele
gated to find him before he was put
in an automobile and nurnea away.
Twenty minutes later his body wa
found dangling from a tree by Chief
of Police Harry Hamilton. He wa
dressed only in his nightshirt, which
was torn and bloody, and his body
was riddled with bullets.
Rouse was hanged to the same tree
from which Tom Vickery. who shot
and killed a policeman, was lynched
last December a year ago.
The mob which entered the hospital
tonight was orderly, but determined,
and brooked no resistance.
"Why don't you wait until he gets
well?" pleaded Misa Bessie aiaton
"We are sorry, lady, but we cannot
wait. He must pay for his crime,
the leader of the men replied.
"I told him that I would call th
police," Miss Slaton said, "but they
answered that it was unnecessary as
the negro would be out of Fort Worth
by the time they arrived. "
Miss Slaton said she was so ex
cited she would be unable to recog
nize any of the men.
rolice 8nd county officials are
making a thorough search for mem
bers of the mob.
BALTIMORE. Md.. Dec. 11. David
Bachraich. inventor of photograph!
apparatus, died today. While work
ing for Harper's Weekly during th
civil war he photographed Presden
Abraham Lincoln delivering his
Gettysburg address in 1S63.
Just To Remind You
1 I.1 VKX'
Jurors Fail to Agree After
18-Hour Session Notor
ious Mail Bandit To Be
Brought To Trial Again
Unable to agree after deliberating I
more than 18 hours, the Jury in the
case of Roy G. Gardner, mail bandit
charged with the robbery of an Ari
zona Eastern mail car at Maricopa
on the morning of Nov. 3, was dis
charged by Judge William H. Saw
telle in the United States district
court yesterday at 12:30 o'clock and
ordered to report again to the court
at 9:30 o'clock tomorrow morning.
In discharging the Jury Judge Saw-
telle said tha any verdict reached
after 18 hours' deliberation would not
be an unanimous verdict in the real
meaning of the term, and -that fur
ther deliberation, since a verdict had
not been reached in this case, would
be useless. He then charged the
members of the Jury to give out no
intimation of what the votes in the
Jury room had been or what the dif
ferences in opinion were.
Immediately after the Jury had
been discharged Thomas A. Flynn,
United States district attorney, an
nounced that Gardner will be brought
to trial tomorrow morning, but that
he had not decided whether to try
him on the Maricopa charge again or
to bring up the charge against him
for the attempted robbery of a Santa
Fe mail car in Phoenix on Nov. is
and his alleged assault upon Herman
F. Inderlied, mail clerk in charge ol
the car.
In the Maricopa case Gardner was
charged with having robbed a mail
car at Maricopa of three registered
mail pouches. Yhen arraigned on
this charge and that of having at
tempted to rob another mail car in
Phoenix, the bandit pleaded not gun
ty and asked that an examination of
his alleged insanity on the day or tne
robbery, Nov. 3. be made. With this
plea as the basis for bis defense, bis
trial started last Monday morning,
and continued for six days, the case
going to the Jury Saturday evening.
The action attracted hundreds of
spectators every day and proved one
of the most interesting cases ever
tried in the federal court here, due
to the notoriety of the defendant.
Gardner was defended by Carl A.
Davis, who will be in charge of what
ever other cases are tried against
him here.
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
CHICAGO, Dec. 11 Both unions
and packers amarked time today in
the strike of packing house plant em
ployes and . the stockyards district
was more quiet than it has been since
the walkout started a week ago.
The packers reiterated statements
that they have nothing to negotiate
with the Amalgamated Meat Cutters
and Butchers Workmen's union of
North America. Union officials yes
terday had suggested arbitration.
Dennis Lane.-eecretary of the meat
cutters, and Cornelius Hayes., inter
national president, both left Chicago
today, the former going to Washing
ton and the latter to New York. It
is reported Mr. Hayes will Join Sec
retary Lane in Washington and that
a conference with President Hard
ing may be held as a step toward
asking government intervention.
At Kansas City, Kansas, officials
warned union leaders that any fur
ther disorders would result in strict
repressive measures. The warning
followed sporadic shooting last night
in which one man was hurt. Investi
gations of a fire which damaged the
Fowler packing plant there failed to
reveal the origin of the blaze.
OMAHA, Dec. 11 Today passed
quietly in the South Omaha packing
plant district. Three men were ar
rested after police had taken a butch
er knife from one and a pistol from
another. The third was held for in
vestigations. Packer officials Intimated tonight
they would import butchers tomor
row if the striking employes had not
returned to work. They claimed to
be operating today at 90 per cent
At a largely attended mass meet
ing of union workers today the men
v ere urged to "stick it out." Union
officials charged that the packers. In
an attempt to break down the morale
of the strikers, were "blackening the
characters" of union leaders.
Washington Women
March On Assembly
To Protest Treaty
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11. A mass
meeting hl tonight under the
auspices of the Women's Interna
tional League to register a demand
for complete disarmament ended with
an unscheduled procession to the
Pan-American rnion where most ol
the sessions of the armament con
ference are being held. Arriving at
that buildins the marchers planted
in front oi its entrance banners
bearing slogans opposing partial dis
armament ;in the inclusion of the
United States in any alliance which j
did not comprise all nations.
Slayer Of Policeman Characterized Most Dar-
ins Chtcazo Gun
1 hrough kjuaras rrom rounn rioor ur
Jail To Street And Escapes In Stolen
Auto; Sentenced To Hang Thursday i
Convicts Attack
Michigan Prison
Guards In Chapel
MARQUETTE, Mich, Dec 11.
A riot among prisoners at the
branch of the Michigan State
Reformatory here during a mov
ing picture exhibition today was
quelled after Warden T. B. Cat
lin had received nine knife'
wounds,. Deputy Warden Men
hennit had been badly beaten and
the latter' eon, Arthur Menhen
nit, had been stabbed in the
After the chapel had been dark
ned, a number of th prisoner
prang on Catlin. The officials,
aided by many loyal prisoners,
fought the insurgents with their
fists, feet and cane.
Carving knives were brought
into play by the convict and
Catlin fall. Arthur Menhennit
went down soon afterward a hi
father wa receiving a beating.
Sam Foard, serving a life sen
ence, rushed from the chapel and
summoned a guard from the
outer wall. With hi rifle, h
kept the prisoner at bay while
other guard wr -sumnwiid,
The prisoner were herded to
their cells.
Leader in th riot ar in th
"bull pen' tonight.
Th trouble is believed by
prison official to have had its
inception in friction between
Warden Catlin and on of th
Prisoner Shoots
Marshal; Escapes
In Waiting Auto
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
MONTE VISTA. Colo., Dec. 11.
Authorities tonight are searching for
J. W. Kenworthy, building contractor.
who is alleged to have shot and
seriously wounded Clyde McDonald,
night marshal, last night, when the
latter arrested Kenworthy on a
charge of disturbance.
The shooting occurred In the shad
ow of the city Jail. Kenworthy was
arrested by the marshal In a pool
An automobile driven by a son of
Kenworthy, according to the author
ities, was parked in front of the jail.
When McDonald reached It with his
prisoner, Kenworthy, the police say,
whipped a revolver and fired twice.
Kenworthy leaped into his son's
car and they drove away, the author
ities stated. The son returned ln the
machine but denied any knowledge of
bis father' whereabouts.
One bullet lodged in the marshal's
spine and his condition tonight is
critical, physicians declared.
Convict Who Killed
Escaped Bandit Held
On Murder Charge
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec 11.
Jack Howard, the convict who shot
and killed Tom Slaughter, leader in
the spectacular prison delivery here
Friday, was arrested today by Sheriff
J. J. Crow at Benton on a charge of
first degree murder. A coroner n in
quest into Slaughter's1 death will be
held tomorrow.
Meanwhile Howard is again held in
the state penitentiary here. He was
brontrht hack from Konton late today
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CHICAGO, Dec 1L Tommy ,
O'Conner. two-gun man. sentenced to
be hanged Thursday for murder, end
two other notorious criminals today
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their way past half a dozen guard,
most of whom wer beaten lnto-un-f
consciousness. ,- " . "
Starting Id the fourth floor "bull
Den " where the prisoner were ex
ercising at 11 a. m- the break for
freedom led down five floor, through
the basement into the Jail yard and
over a twelve foot wall to a street,
where an automobile was confiscated
and the driver threatened with a pis
tol, and told to "drive like helL"
Shortly afterward the machine
crashed into a telephone pole, but the
bandits kept going. O'Connor com
mandeered anothT car and when last
seen.' the murderer who has been
characterized by the police as Chi
cago's most desperate sun man. was
headed toward the south side, armed
for battle. The others went on foot.
The escane. ln broad day light ap
parently was carefully planned. Sev
eral Jaileis risked their live in try
ing to sioo u tonnor.
' The other two who escaped were
Edward Darrow, " charged with a
60,000 robbery, and James LaPorte.
alleged to have been implicated In a
$30,000 robbery. 'Connor had been
in trouble with th police on many
occasions .but his apparent Immun
ity from conviction earned him the
title of "Lucky Tommy."
Last spring detectives went to his
bouse to q jestlon him. While there
Policeman Patrick O'Neil was shot
to death and O'Connor, later con
victed for murder, escaped.
To Hang Thursday
After severa weeks he was cap
tured in St. PauL brought back here,
convicted and sentenced to bang
Sjventy-five prisoners were exer
cising on the fourth floor bull pen
today when O'Connor and his pals
made their break. Besides the three
who got away, two safe blowers and
gun men tried to escape but were
David Strauss was the only guard"
In the room. The five prisoners sud
denly Jumped on Strauss O'Connor
drawing a revolver which had been
smuggled to him. A sack was placed
over Strauss head and he was beat
en into unconsciousness.
Edward Jefferson and Charles
Moore, guards, rushed Into the' bull
pen. O'Connor ordered them to
throw ud their hands, but they
sprang for the murderer. O'Connor
hit Jefferson on the head with the
pistol. The" other prisoners beat
Moore into unconsciousness.
Wrestling the Jail keys from Jef
ferson, the five dashed for the
freight elevator. They ran Into
Frank KordeckL an assistant Jailer.
Pointing the pistol at KordeckL.
O'Connor shouted:
"Stand back, or Til blow you to -hell."
Jvordeckl. however, sprang at ,
O'Connor, but the criminal burled
him to the floor.
Down to the basement; past twcH
more guards, the bandits fled and
then started to scale the 12-foot wall.
Two were captured there.
Robert E. Crowe, state's attorney,"
immediately began a personal inves
tigation and Chief of Police Charles
Fitzmorris assumed charge of the
chase. His instructions were:
"Shoot to kill and aim straight.
O'Connor was In court yesterday
over certain legal matters and it Is
believed that the escape may have
been planned then. Darling Dave,
Tommy's brother, was questioned by
the police tonight He was In court
and talked to Tommy yesterday.
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