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Oldest Newspaper ESTABLISHED 1873 U. S. Raids Fill Jail At Minot Bank Holdups May Be Work of Super Gang OFFICIALS BEUEVE N.D.ROBBERIESARE UNDER ONE DIRECTOR Point Out That All Recent Hold- ups Are Work of Men Who Understand ‘Game’ HURDSFIELD MEN ESCAPE Gang That Looted Bank There of $2,200 Elude Pur suers in Hills, Belief that a highly organized ban dit gang, split into several groups di rected by a single leader, has set out to make a systematic raid on banks over the state was expressed by au thorities engaged in the search today for four men who robbed the Farmers and Merchants bank at Hurdsfield of $2,200. Operatives of private detective agencies and policy from several counties Intensified their search today on the theory that apprehension of one of the raiding bands would bring to an end the wholesale looting of banks that has prevailed in North Dakota for several months, reaching its climax this week with three rob beries, each within a few days of the other. Like Professional Work Police pointed out that practically all of the robberies were performed by experienced men, who appeared to have made a study of “the lay” of the bank which they looted. It was the belief of polioe here that while one raiding party is preying on the bigger banks, another is “taking” the small er institutions. The Hurdsfield rob bery yesterday aroused sheriffs and police over the state redoubled their efforts to bring bank banditry in North Dakota to an end. The robbers left Hurdsfield in a brown Ford sedan bearing license Humber 41607, believed to be a South Dakota tag. Pursuing the bandit car, authorities were able to keep on its /trail for a considerable distance, but were out distanced by the robbers who up to today had successfully evaded capture. Use Side Roads Going a short distance west from Hurdsfield the roobers turned south on highway No. 3, and were pursued by police about five miles. The ban dits continued over 6ide roads until they arrived on highway No. 14 which they followed for about two miles and then swung westward ogam over side roads. That the bandits were familiar with the terrain over which they were (Continued on page nine) FEAR 46 ENTOMBED MINERS ARE LOST Rescuers Not Hopeful.for Safety of Workmen in British Columbia Mine Princeton, B. C., Aug. 15.—i/P)—Al though hope virtually was abandoned today for , the 46 men imprisoned by an explosion in the Blakebum mine at Coalmont since 7 o’clock Wednes day night, rescue parties worked strenuously today to reach the en tombed miners. While the main fan broken by the blast, had been repaired and put to work, air in the tunnels was so laden with poisonous gases that rescuers were able to work only in short shifts despite the use of gas masks and oth er safety equipment. The bodies of two hoist men were brought out shortly after the 'explo sion. Their deaths were pronounced due to “after damp,” a deadly mine gas. One man was rescued alive. The entombed men were believed to be nearly 1,800 feet down a 21-de gree slope which starts about 3,500 feet from the mine portal Workmen had penetrated 2,900 feet from the entrance last night. They reported the tunnels choked with debris and said the work of clearing the passage ways was constantly becoming more difficult on account of the lack of air. Loses Court Fight For Contest Award St. Paul, Aug 15.—-The Minne sota supreme court today upheld the Hennepin county district court in de taining the winner of a word puzsle contest. The action was brought in Henne pin county against the Fountain Pencil company of Minneapolis by John E. Groves, Chicago, who con tended he was the proper winner of a word puzzle contest as well as the SI,OOO prize which was awarded to Mary L. Williams, Detroit, in 1927. The supreme court held that the Hennepin county court was right in Its ruling that Groves' answers were inferior to that presented by the win ner. HANGED FOB MURDER Walla Walla, Wash., Aug. 15.—(AV- Robert Lee Wilkins was hanged in the penitentiary here today for the murder of John W. Brooks. Walla Walla attorney, on the night of Dec. I 9. 1928, THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE | To Harvard at 14 | Youngest college studrtrt of the year, mostly likely, is 14-year-old Albert Otto Seeler, above, of Derry, N. H., who will enter Harvard in the fall. He expects to attend the Massachu setts Institute of Technology after finishing his course at Harvard — and he’ll still be a very young man when he is graduated! SARAZEN LEADING IN ST. PAUL OPEN Knocks Five Strokes Off Par to Make Record 67 Score; ' Two Tied at 68 Bt. Paul, Aug. 13.— (A*) —Gene &va zen of New York led a heavy record smashing assault on par today in the SIO,OOO St. Paul open golf champion ship and snatched an early lead with a sensational 67, five strokes under par for the first 18 hole round. Otto Hack barth of Cincinnati and Johnny Far rell-of'New York were tied for sec ond with 68’s. Sarazen bagged five birdies on his great round and shot par on • the other 13 holes. He scored a 33 out and a 34 coming home. His card: Par out 445 313 344-36 Sarazen out 344 343 444 -33 Par in 445 343 445—36—72 Sarazen in 444 343 444 34—67 Horton Smith of New York, one of the heavy favorites, and Charles Lacey, the youthful Briton from Clemensten, N. J.«who scared Bobby Jones and other big shots In the re cent national open, were deadlocked for third place with 70’s. Smith scored a 33, three under par, on his outward Journey, but cracked to take a 37 on the way back. < Harry Cooper.'veteran Chicago pro fessional, turned in a 69, three under par to take temporary possession of third place. He went out in 34 and came back with a 35. Willard Hutchinson of Glencoe, 111., later came in with r 70, to tie Smith and Lacey. His rounds were 36-34. Havana Editor Shot Down Near His Home Havana, Aug. 15.— VP) —Abelardo 'Pacheco, prominent Cuban nationalist and anti-administration editor, today lay critically wounded in a hospital .while authorities sought an unknown number of persons who fired nine shots into his body in front of his home last night. Pacheco was editor of Vos Del Pueblo, leading Cuban nationalist paper, and had made many political and personal enemies with his fiery editorials. Police said there was no clue as to identity of the assassins. PROCLAIM MARTIAL LAW Simla, India, Aug. 15.— (JP) —Martial law was prcfelaimed today in Pesha war and the surrounding districts which for a fortnight have Seen be leaguered by Afrldi tribesmen. He Offers SSOO per Murder in Plot To Kill Off Several Chinese Tong Men New York, Aug. 15.—(ff)—Through the dark and mysterious mase of a fitfully warring Chinatown today moved the menace of Tong slaughter on a strictly cash basis. For behind the arrest yesterday of three Chinese and a Filipino lay a story whose ferocity startled even de tectives. The story was told by two white youths whose identities remain a secret with the police, to protect them from the fate they were hired to mete out to four On Leong Tong men at SSOO a murder. A nineteen - year - old youth, friend ot Detective Rosenberg, told him that as he was sitting in Bryant Park, de spondent over his inability to find work, he was approached by the Fili pino. Lamberto Eullaran, 38. who asked him Whether he was working. The Filipino, the youth said, then told him he could make sane money “if he had any guts." * “That’s all I have got," the youth said he replied. “What's the propo sition?" “Murder Chinks at SSOO i Chink.” was the answer. The youth tipped off Rosenberg, who GANGLAND KILLINGS CAST BUCK SHADOW OVER WIDE SECTION Police Believe ‘Racketeers’ Are Scattering From the Larger Cities MINN. MURDER REPRISAL Thr«9 Men Slain Near St. Paul Identified as Members of Will mar Bank Robbery Band St. Paul, Aug. 15. — (/P) —The sinister shadow of gangland spreads over the mlddlewest Three dead near here, another dropped by machine gunners at Rock ford, 111., and new slayings at Detroit and Chicago add weight to the belief the hoodlum element is scattering. The first tangible evidence that or ganized outlawry is seeking new ter ritories for its rackets, liquor, gambl ing and vice, is the usual symbol of the gangsters—a bullet pierced body, shot from behind. , The latest victim Is Joe Glovlngo, Rockford bootlegger, killed by the stream of bullets that poured from an automobile speeding through one of the town’s main streets last night. Eleven bullets were fired into Glovin go’s body, but police felt sure they were Intended for Tommy Abbott, well known Chicago gangster, who stood nearby. Called Bank Robbecs Abbott, described by police as one of the chief executioners for the Mor an gang, was one of the many sus pects in two of Chicago's recent gang killings—the slaying of Jake Lingle, Tribune reporter, and the subsequent killing of Jack Zuta, vice overlord. Of the three men killed near St. Paul Wednesday night, two were posi tively identified as bank robbers and the third was believed to have been a member of the same band. Police knew little of theic recent activities, however, and could only guess at the motive for the assassinations. . The theories ranged all the way from the conjecture that the robbers had quarreled over division of their loot to the belief that they Interfered with an attempt on the part of the Chicago gang leader, George “Bugs” Moran, to organize the Twin City area. All three of the men were believed to have been members of a gang oper ating In Kansas City, Minneapolis and other cities. Officers of a Will mar, Minn., bank yesterday identified two of the bodies as those of members of a robber gang that held up the bank July 15, took $142,000 and shot two passersby In making their get away. May Be One More One of the men thus identified was Harry Silverman, alias Samstein. The name of the other victim was not es tablished. The body of the third slain gangster, Frank Coleman, had been started for Kansas City and the bankers did not-see if but they said his description fitted that of another member of the robber gang. Finding of four straw hats in the car in which the men were killed led to / reports that a man had been slain, but an extensive search failed to reveal any more bodies. Little progress was made by Chicago authorities investigating the slaying Wednesday night of Danny Vallo, St. Valentine’s day massacre suspect. Detroit’s latest gang slaying, the fatal shooting of Cicero Manglapanl, alleged river liquor operator, was add ed to 14 others for a special grand jury to consider. Manglapanl was killed Wednesday night in an auto mobile. FOUR MEN ARE SHOT DOWN IN BOSTON Revere, Mass., Aug. 15.— (JP) —The haunts of Boston’s gamblers were being searched today for'an explana tion of the shooting of four men in the Revere veterans associates’ build ing shortly after midnight. The victims, two of whom are in a (Continued on page nine.) promised to luring a companion into the scheme. Arrangements were made to meet at a laundry last night. The youth tipped off Rosenberg who with four other detectives waited outside the laundry while the youths went in. The two were introduced to the Chinese, who gave them their instruc tions. Eullaran was to go with them. They were told four Chinese had been marked for death at their hands last night. When the youths emerged with the Filipino, the detectives seized him. but he put up a terrific struggle, and was subdued only after 15 minutes of fight. The detectives then arrested the Chinese. On Eullaran the detectives found a revolver and a long knife. In a pack age he carried were two revolvers and six long* knives. In the laundry were found cartridges, an ax, a ten-gallon still and a large quantity of mash. The Chinese were John Wong, 34, laundry proprietor. Stanley, 32, his brother, and George Chau, 28. Police today were seeking to connect them with recent Tong murders. They are members of the Tong On. BISMARCK. NORTH DAKOTA. FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1930 j Two Sets of Twins in 15 Months! | If trying to keep Junior out of mischief makes your hair turn gray, just think of the problem faced by Mrs. Albert R. McCain, 25, above, of Pueblo, Colo., mother of two pairs of twins, born within 15 months of each other, in addition to two other children. The older twins,. Geraldine Lou, left, and Virginia Lee, were bom April 12, 1929, while the younger pair, Norman Charles, left, and Norma Rae* were born July 6 of this year. The other two youngsters are Jack Albert, 5, and Richard Lowell, 3. TELLS N. D. LAWYERS HIGHER STANDARD MUST RULE FIELD ML REMAIN ALOFT AS LONG AS SUPS MOTOR KEEPS GOi Endurance Record Holders Say .They Have No Intention of Coming Down Yet St. Louis, Aug. 15. — UP) —Having an nounced “we’ll be down when the mo tor stops running,” Dale Jackson and Forest O’Brine today continued to circle leisurely over Lambert-St. Louis Field in their monoplane. Great St. Louis, the previous sustained flight record far behind them. Skilled mechanics turned knowing ears skyward, but refused to hazard a guess on “when the motor stops running” will be. They said they were unable to detect the slightest trace of a faltering in the engine. At 10:11 (C.S.T.) the fliers had been up 603 hours. While Jackson and O’Brine con tinued to fly and on, their manager, William* H. Pickens was' making plans to “strike while the iron is hot.” “I’m going to take the boys on a state fair tour within two or three days after they come down,” tie said, as he looked a deluge of offers which will spell financial reward to the air men. Offer to exhibit at state fairs, theatrical offers, and offers to write testimonials for manufacturers whose products were used in the flight poured in on Pickens. Today Pickens will confer with committees from the Illinois and lowa fair boards. Congratulations Poor In The flight already is paying finan cial returns to the pilots. An oil company is paying them SIOO for each hour they remain aloft longer than the previous record, but this offer will end after 70 hours. Congratulatory messages continued to pour in, the senders including well known fliers. An Alton. HI, fan sent twenty four leaf clovers, six fa* each member of the endurance and refueling crews. He did the same thing last year, when Jackson and O’Brine broke the en durance record, which they later lost to the Hunter, brothers of Sparta, 111. A nudge changes pilots. When Jackson and O’Brine went aloft they decided against regular periods at the coitrols, except when refueling con tacts are made, when Jackson takes the stick and O’Brine handles the gasoline hose and the oil cans. The pilot at the coitrols stays at his post until fatigued, or he becomes uncomfortable, when he nudges his companion. The plan was agreed up on to prevent either of the pilots from attempting to conplete a speci fied trick at the controls when drowsy, with the probability of an ac cident resulting. When not on duty at the stick, the fliers sleep, clean up or reaa. They receive the daily newspapers and oc casionally a magazine and personal mall. Fan mail is not sent up to them, It being read by the ground crew. The fliers sleep on an air-:nflated mattress on top of a large! gasoline tank in the fuselage. As the gasoline tank is less than five feet long, a small hammock has been fitted into the fuselage to complete the length of the bed. PAULSON IS RECOVERING Detroit Lakes, Minn., Aug. 15.—(A”) —H. D. Paulson, editor of the Fargo Forum, is rapidly recovering from an emergency operation undergone at the hospital here late Thursday. President Kvello of State Bar Association Thinks Educa tion Should Be Wider #evils Lake, N. D., Aug. 15.— (JP) — HlgPier educational qualifications for admission to the bar were recom menced by A. M. Kvello, Lisbon, pres ident of the North Dakota Bar asso ciation, at the annual meeting here this afternoon. Kvello also recommended that the supreme court should be given au thority to make rules of practice and procedure, and that the bar associa tion act be so amended as to give the association the right to discipline its own members. “If experience is a safeguard and teacher, then we have ample grounds for the conclusion that the remedy lies in giving supervision of our rules of procedure to those who are ex perts,“ Kvello said. Needs Expert Action “The experience of equity rules and practice, of admiralty rules, of bank ruptcy courts and of administrative boards of every kind, including our own workmen's compensation bureau which yearly handles vast sums, shows clearly that regulation by ex perts is the simple and effective way. It demonstrates that in this way Judi cial procedure can be kept in con stant adjustment to new conditions and demands, meeting, as has been stated, the ’needs of readjustment of the frontiers of Justice.* “There would then be no need to wait for the uncertain action of the legislature. Such a means of regula tion would tend to minimize the present Importance of mere procedure to the detriment many times of the proper application of the substantive law. I know of no more important matter that we lawyers can be in terested in either Individually or col lectively than the fostering of this reform.’ Need Higher Standard Standards of education and quali fication for those seeking admission to the profession should be raised “so that the unfit and the unprepared may be barred in the first instance,” Kvello said. “With the increasing complexity of our civilization,” he continued, “much more is required as a fundamental basis for the service we are under ob ligation to render than ever before in (Continued on page nine) No, Bank at Steele Didn’t Have Robbery Steele, N. D., Aug. 15. — (lP) —Rumors that a bank at Steele had been robbed were current over the state today, but were without foundation. The rumor apparently grew out of confusion over the holdup of the Farmers and Mer chants bank at Hurdsfield yesterday. Newspaper offices over the state re ceived numerous calls for information as to the purported robbery, while long-distance calls came into Steele from all parts of the stat&for verifi cation of the report. The report is believed to have spread when authorities, aiding in the search for the Hurdsfield robbers, tele phoned to numerous points asking police to be on the lookout for the men. The Impression gained in some instances apparently was that the local bank had been robbed instead of the Hurdsfield bank. Five Autos Bum in Valley City Blaze Valley City, N. D., Aug. 15.—(yP)— Fire of undetermined origin de stroyed five automobiles and a garage here last night at an estimated loss of $7,500. The loss was partially cov ered by insurance. CROSS WINDS REDUCE SPEEDOFR-IOOONITS RETURN T.O ENGLAND Arrival at Home Port Of Card- ington Is Likely to Be Much Delayed REPORT ALL WELL ON SHIP Big Dirigible, Following Great Circle Route, Escapes Storm but Meets Heavy Rain London. Aug. 15.—(/P)—The air ministry this morning reported the position of the R-100, British dirigi ble en route to England from Mon treal. at 6 a. m. G. M. T. (1 a. m. E. 8 T.) at 53:05 north 39:20 west, which is about 1,555 miles from Montreal and 1.732 miles from Cardington, the ship's home. In the six hours since the last pre ceding report the dirigible’s speed had been cut by a cross-head wind from an excess of 60 miles per hour to about 32 miles per hour, and its aver age cut to about 55ymiles per hour. Should the dirigible not gain In speed over the remaining part of the journey her arrival at Cardington, which had been expected at dawn Saturday, probably will be greatly de layed. Steady Rain FaUs The dirigible was proceeding east ward at an angle of 66 degrees east of North, facing a wind from an angle of 18 degrees east of North with a velocity of ten miles per hour. The ship’s altitude was 2,000 feet, with rain ever since midnight from a high er cloud. It was calculated here that the diri gible. maintaining Its last reported speed of about 32 miles per hour, crossed the halfway mark of its trip at about 8:45 a. m. G. M. T. (3.45 a. m. E. 8. T.). Newspaper representatives aboard the dirigible, seeking to be helpful, got themselves "in dutch” with the ship's officers. They volunteered to pump petrol to the engines; in some fashion a dump valve had been left open and an irate officer demanded to know what they meant by pumping petrol into the sea. Luckily the mis take was quickly discovered and only a few gallons of the precious fuel was lost. AIRSHIP GETS AWAY FROM ONE STORM Aboard R-100, Aug. 15.—(/P)—This dirigible, bound for England, during the night escaped what appeared to be a terrific storm. Thursday evening’s sunset was ac companied by dark clouds which shortly after filled the sky. The temperature dropped and there was every indication of the setting in of a furious atmospheric disturbance. The dirigible descended almost pre cipitately 1,000 feet, and just in time managed to clear the storm zone. A heavy rain followed, but the airship maintained good speed and all is well. Passengers were loud in praise of the officers’ skill in navigation of the ship. Log of the Airship R-100 Wednesday, Aug. 13, 8:26 p. m. (EST) left St. Hubert airport, Mon treal, for England. 9:50 p. m. passed over Three Rivers, Quebec. 10:45 p. m. passed over Quebec. Thursday, Aug. 14, 4:15 a. m. passed Anticosti Island. 7:00 a m. notified air ministry head ed for Belle Isle. 8:00 a. m. 8. 8. Montclare, at north ern end of Gulf of St. Lawrence, sighted dirigible almost overhead. 10:20 a. m. passed over liner Laur entlc in Straits of Belle Isle. 12:30 p. m. sighted 142 miles east of Belle Isle by liner Empress of Aus tralia. 6:00 p. m. reported position 700 miles southeast of Belle Isle. 7:00 p. m. reported position 1,387 miles east of Montreal. (Continued on page nine) English Church 0. K. of Birth Control Stirs Up Lively Comment in Press London, Aug. 15.— UP) —The Lam beth conference of Bishops Tsf the Anglican church, which has just con cluded its sessions, strongly defended the Christian standard of the family and of marriage and also took up the question of birth control. On this the conference agreed that methods of control might be used in “those cases where there is such a clearly felt moral obligation to limit or avoid parenthood.” provided this were done in the light of Christian principles. Birth control from mo tives erf selfishness, luxury or mere convenience was strongly condemned. The suggestions of the bishops, pub lished in a lengthy encyclical yester day, were given wide prominence in the London press and the reports overshadowed even the voyage of the R-100 and the troubles in India. It was remarked that if this newspaper display accurately gauged public in terest the frequent contentions that the community has become indiffer ent to religious matters seemed wide of the mark. One of 70 resolutions passed by the conference of Bishops, which has sat for five weeks under the chairmanship How Hoover Keeps Cool Men, if you want to keep cojl and right up to the mode in wearing ap parel at the same time, just take a few tips from President Hoover. The chief executive is shown here as he appears at the White House during the hot summer days. 'Doesn’t he look trim and cool in his white shoes, light trousers and dark coat? ENDERUN BEATS WISCONSIN TEAM Meets Hard-Hitting Minneapolis "Club for Northwest Jun ior Championship Sioux Falls, 8. D., Aug. 15.— (SP) — Hard sluggers from Minneapolis to day faced crafty pitching from a small North Dakota town for the championship of the American Le gion’s regional baseball contest, at stake in the final game of the tour nament. Winners in the preliminary round yesterday, the North Side, Minneap olis, Post, faced Enderlin, N. D., for the title. Aberdeen, S. D„ and Nee nah, Wis., the losers, met in a conso lation game. The Minneapolis boys won a 16 to 7 game from Aberdeen in the open ing round. Brilliant pitching by Hendrickson gave Enderlin a 4 to 2 victory over the strong Neenah team. Hendrickson struck out nine batters and §aved his own game in the sev enth with a triple that scored the tying run. Three singles and two er rors added two runs in the eighth and gave the North Dakota entry the game. Enderlin got seven hits but made four errors while Neenah got only four hits and made three errors. WOLVES IN SPAIN Lugo, Spain, Aug. 15.—(/P)—Several Calician villages have been terrorized by wolves attacking sheep flocks in the last few days. The villagers have appealed to the government for as sistance and are organizing home de fense guards to protect their sheep and .cattle. The wolves attacked and nearly killed a shepherd. Antonia Serrano. of the Archbishop of Canterbury, de clared: “Where there is a clearly felt moral obligation to limit or avoid parent hood. the method must be decided on Christian principles. “The primary And obvious :.»ethod is complete abstinence from inter course as far as may be necessary in a life of discipline and self-control. “Nevertheless in those cases where there is such a clearly felt moral ob ligation to limit or avoid parenthood, and where there is morally sound rea son for avoiding abstinence, the con ference agrees that other methods may be used, provided this is done in the light of the same Christian rrin ciples. “The conference records its strong condemnation of any methods of con ception control from motives of self ishness, luxury or mere convenience.” The resolution, one of 70 passed by the conference, passed only over bitter opposition of the high-church prel ates, and those from the overseas branches of the church, it was under stood. It was passed finally by »vote of 193 to 67. While thus approving birth control the conference also condemned di vorce. The Weather Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday. Not much change in temperature. PRICE FIVE CENTS FEDERALOFFICERS SWOOP DOWN UPON CITr, ARRESTING IS Prohibition Officers Conduct One of the Biggest Offen- sives in the State RAIDERS USE TEAR GAS Barred Doors Meet Officers, but They Are Opened When Tears Run Too Freely Minot, N. D„ Aug. 15.—(/F)—Federal prohibition agents used tear gas for the first time in North Dakota in con ducting one of the biggest raids in the history of Minot last night. Ten men and nine women were arrested, after the tear gas was used to gain entry to some of the alleged drink ing resorts. Nineteen federal agents from North Dakota and Minnesota, working under the direction of John N. Hagan, Far go. state prohibition administrator, conducted the raids and the arrests were made by United States Marshal O. V. Gunvaldsen, Fargo, and three deputies. Enter Eight Places The officers had with them search warrants for 12 places but only eight were entered, no one being found at home in the other four. A consider able quantity of liquor, some of it Canadian products, was seized. Tear gas was used at three places to gain admittance when it was dis covered that entrance through heavily barred doors was impossible. Cart ridges containing the gas were carried by all of the officers in their guns and when admittance was refused them, they pushed their weapons through peep holes in the doors and dis charged the shells. The rooms filled with gas and the occupants, with tears streaming from their eyes, quickly opened the doors and rushed out to be arrested. Charge Sale and Possession Charges of sale and possession of intoxicating liquor will face most of the defendants, it was announced, these charges .being brought under the Jones act which provides a maxi mum penalty of five years imprison ment and SIO,OOO fine each. Those arrested were Joe Brown, Chet B if fie, Frank Mahoney, Charles Westman, Jess Willard. J. M. Jaulsen. James Morrow, D. Sweet, .J. W. “Whitey” Jansen, Rheinhold Grams, Mr 3. Rheinhold Grams, Mrs. Walter Dinger, Leone Watson, Rae Norris, Helen McCauley, Lucille Smith, Ruby McCauley, Rae Middleton and Eliza beth Kelly. The raids, Hagen said, culminate several weeks of activity by federal prohibition agents, who were sent to Minot to make purchases of liquor. The first pair of agents, to outward appearances traveling salesmen, came to Minot in the forepart of July and began making purchases. Hagan said. (Continued on page three) AVIATORS FACING 1). S. AND STATE CHARGES Authorities Uncertain as to Pro cedure in Case of Men Held for Dropping Bombs Murphysboro, 1 111., Aug. 15.—<JP) — Authorities today were debating whether to prosecute two aviators un der arrest here in connection with the aerial bombing of mine properties at Providence, Ky., last Monday, in fed eral or state courts. Both federal and state warrants were sworn out against the aviators, Paul Montgomery of Murphysboro, and James Malone of Duquoin. Montgomery has admitted he pilot ed the plane from which nine bombs were dropped and Malone has admit ted he unwittingly acted as a gobe tween. He said two men offered to employ him as a pilot three weeks ago, but he was unable to accept and turned the job over to Montgomery. He said he did not know the purpose of the flight. The federal warrants charge viola tion of the act of congress giving the department of commerce authority to regulate air traffic. The state war rants charge the conspiracy was con cocted in Illinois. Two Trainmen Dead As Engine Hits Cow Chappells, S. C., Aug. 15.—OPT—Be neath the twisted wreckage of a Southern railway passenger engine the bodies of two trainmen lay buried early today while wrecking crews worked to extricate them. Two coaches and a Pullman car fallowed the engine from the tracks late last night when the speeding train crashed into a cow. The cars did not overturn, however, and no passengers were injured. | Wants Good Sleep | For His Execution <r— Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 15.—(A*)— William H. Howell, 64, oldest man ever sentenced to die in the electric chair in Arkansas, retired for a “good night’s sleep” last night and said he was ready to pay with his life today for the slaying of three persons at the Crawford county in firmary in 1928.