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One Qf Men, James McCon
nell, Wanted In Connection
With Mturder Of Milwau^
kee Road Flagman In Min
neapolis On December 31,
1921 Other* Said To Be
Implicated In Bank Rob
beries In Twin Cities.
,'S Chief of Police Jensen of Mln
v$|:neapolla wired Chief of Police
'••j^ Ixme today to the effect that an
offloer la leaving Mlntaeapolls to
1*7 with the official warrants for
the arrest of Carroll, MoConnell
and Beider. In two telegrams,
he cited the crimes for which the
men are wanted and authorized
the local authorities to hold them.
Three men, one of whom Is under
Indictment in Hennepin county for
murder, and the. other two of whom
are wanted for compliciting in a series
t/: of bank robberies, in the Twin Cities,
J&§ 'were wrested here late yesterday
afternoon on information secured
f.*: from Chief of Police Jensen of'Mln
neapolis. The local arrests, made by
Chief of Police Lowe and Officer
JvTeiter, were part of an important
roundup of alleged bank robbers, but
Minneapolis' detectives did not know
.how Important the arrest was until
they, arrived here on No.'l last night
rand discovered a man for whom they
^}rhad been searching' foij months.
4? Mem- Arrested.
The men arrested here are:
Jack Carroll of Minneapolis, who
«, claims today that his. name is Burke.
Ray McConnell, alias MacParsons,
St sought for the murder of Lawrence
Cohagen, a Milwaukee road flagman,
in Mixuieapolls on December 31, 1921.
Ir Ray JP., ailas "Dutch" Reltir.
These men are fighting extradition
hfr/merf**and t-Vo women ar
ia in theii&me roundup akid held
vj,.Vlin CrookstOrr oh suspicion of being
^implicated yrtth the theft In this.city
?0f a Buiick roadster belonging to
George. Mills, arrested in Min
neapolis, from whom much of• the
information -tfhich led to the. arrests
.was necewed' after he had broken
down under questioning.
Mrs. Jack Carroll, alias Berna
Burke, arrested in, Minneapolis.
Elizabeth Coffee, arretted at the
Carroll residence in Minneapolis.
Arthur Day, arrested in Minne
According to Frank Brunsklll, cap
tain of Minneapolis detectives, one or
more of those held are suspegted of
connection in the following robberies
The holdup of the St. Anthony
bank, St. Paul, on September 12.
The attempted robbery of the Cal
houn State bank, Minneapolis, July
The robbery' of the Penn Avenue
State bank, Minneapolis, July 31.
Parson?' has- been sought by the
Minneapolis' police for,, months in
connection'with the Cohagen murder
It is alleged by the Minneapolis
police that all of those arrested are
members -jof a gang.
The case took on a little more local
Interest when Walter. E. Quigley, son
of Hugh Quigley of East Grand Forks,,
and formerly .a local attorney, ap
peared at police headquarters last
night and announced .that he was de
fending the three men arrested.
Quigley, who now practices law In
Minneapolis, arrived in Grand Forks
last Wednesday, and on Saturday
afternoon appeared In police court In
CrookSton in defense of Carlson, who
was. arraigned there on a charge of
stealing Kennedy's automobile.' This,
morning* ha conferred with Carroll,
McConneU and Relter In their cell,
after which he announced, that they
would fight extradition.
(Continued on Page 20.)
nd t^o women ar
jne roundup ahd
the same crimes 'arf.
ajrlson, who wasarrested
W, Nation's Corn Crop WasCut
21,600,000 Bushels During
September, Forecast Shows
Washington, Oct. ,,9.
bushels during Septal
many of the corn
ture's forecast has—
The department forecast
TOO FlOfflNG ECTRAIffllON
WAS HELD UP
Employees Forced Into
Vault By Bandits Who
Escape With $2,300.
Small Amount Obtained By
Qracksnien from Bank
Alton, Man.,, Oct. 9.—Two masked
bandits held up the Bank of Montreal
at noon today, and escaped in a high
powered car with about (2,300 in vot.
The robbery occurred shortly alter
12 o'clock. One of the bandits remain
ed outside while the other entered the
bank, and at the point of a revolver
forced J. E. Wright, manager, and J.
L. Dick, ledger clerk, to enter the
.vault where he locked them in. The
pair then grabbed the cash in the
banking- room which amounted to
$2,300 and made their escape.
They are said to' have been seen
driving east in a large automobile
and authorities are scouring the Coun
try for them.
The two bank employes locked in
the vault were -alone In the bank at
the time of the robbery. They were
released wheb the teller returned aft
Alton* Is located about seven miles
north of Neche Just aorow- the.Cana
'WeUai»ui*r- '•», D.,
^Vell»bu*Wb«.n)c was entered ana safe
depdsit boxes looted by:.bandits
-(Contin^ied on pa|f© 7.)
Murderous Attempt Made
On Wife Woman Hover
Between Life and Death.
(Herald Special Service.)
Crosby, N. *., Oct. 9.—Domestic
trouble is believed to have been the'
basis for the murderous assault on
Mrs. J, F. Slmms of this city yester
day by her husband, Dr. J. F. Slmms,
who then shot and killed himself with
a high powered rifle. The bullet en
tered his stomach and inflidted a large
wound and it is believed that death
Mrs. Slmms is hovering between
life and death at her home her,e to
day. Thus far she has told no tangible
story of the shooting. She was uncon
scious from about 2 p. m. yesterday
when the shooting is supposed to haVe
occurred until 6 p. m., whej^she toan
aged to crawl to the telephone in. the
office and call Dr. Rainville, telling
him that there was "something
wrong." Local authorities expressed
the supposition that the dentist, after
beating up his wife, attempted'to re
suscitate her as a wash bowl with
blood in It was found in'the office.
Wet rags' qtrewn about the place leads
authorities to believe that he was ap
plying th^m tocher fcfehead in, an ef
fort to bring her back to tionsclous
•ness alndHAUpg- to do so may have
thought that he had killed her.
Drought ln Cornv Growing States Believed Responsibly For
Decrease Spring Wheat, Forecast Is Also Lower than
That Of September.
The nation's co^h Vrop decreased by 21,00i000
^presumably* dtffev to drought which 'prevailed "ill
rn W^g states, according to tlifc department of agricul
aasa on.condltlons at'the end of the month..
aent forecast a crop of 2,853,899,000 bushels, in comparison
with the total of 1,(76,000,000 bushels forecast, at the end of August.
The spring wheat'crop *aafeBtimated by the department at 268i314,000
tJi. v. -•—--—. •—a month1 ago of a crop
bushels,, which compared with the forecast Issued
^amounting1 to S77.000.000. -w,- •.••••.
This year's production. of the various,'crops (in thousands of bushels,
except where noted
Spring wheat (x).
All wheat (x).....
Oatt (x). Jf.v
on of ctop wi
condition of. -ttaa'. vftrioua 'cro
er I I
1.~ ~.u .Wll.Cror.
541, 80B.^ 641.800 687,082
•,-2«8,8W ^#M' 277,000 207,801.
^7 yV..l»»'W»77.4, ^^,1,060,787
'4lt 06t.. -l-'^»MOOA|«:*:..840,818.
«,726 .,i .•« .«•
'Jl.: -V ^Avar
American Legion Player
Stricken During Football
Game Injury Sustained
Week Ago, Coupled With
Over-Exertion, May Have
Been The Cause Funeral
Louis A. Schwam, aged 23, center
on the Grand Forks American Legion
football team died of cerebral hemorr
hage late Sunday afternoon following
the football game at Pickett park,
East Grand forks between the Amer
ican Legion team and the Crookstou
Independents in which he took part
So far as other members of the
Legion team know Schwam sustained
no injury in the game Sunday suffl
clent to have caused his death. He is
understood to have been injured on
the head in the game between, the
Legion team and the state university
on September 30,i and this injury or
over exertion in the game yesterday
or a combination of the two may have
caused the fatality.
The injury sustained on September
30, however, did not appear at the
time to have been of a serious nature,
Schwam was taken out of the game
for a. few minutes' rest, but then re
turned and flnished out the contest
apparently none the worse.
During the week prior to Sunday's
game Schwam had 'complained of
headaches, it was learned.
Walked Off FielA.
Schwim played through the first
half of Sunday's game. Early In the
second half he failed to arise imme
diately after a scrimmage. He arose
immediately afterwards* however, and
walked off the field unassisted, telling
Ralph Lynch, captain of the Legion
.team, that he was "all in" and would
have to leave the game.- Lynch called
a substitute 'and the game continued..
On rep.$lng the sidelines, Schwam
asated himself oh the ground. He told
Clarence Haaaell, the manager of the
SUNDAY HEMORRHAGE OF THE
BRAIN WAS CAUSE OF DEATH
TOO MANY CARS
and'that he thought ha would return
to tlie Grand Forks Y. M-. C." A.. an.d.
dressy Hassan Suggested that sqmek
one should go wlth him, but Schijranx
replied that .it was unnecessary a* he
felt all right.
A. few moments later, however he
began to show signs of falntness. Has
sell. assisted him into an automobile
an^1 called Dr. A. C. Dean who was
present at the game. pr. "Sean at
tempted to revive him, but Schwam
became unconscious. Dr. Dean rushed
him to a local hospltal in his autortlo
hile, but Schwalm did not regain con
sclousness and died a few minutes
after reach!ng':the hospital.
Cerebral Hemorrhage Cause.
Dr. Dean said this morning that
cerebral hemorrhage had caused
de&th, but that It would be impossi
ble to determine the oxact cause of
the hemorrhage without an autopsy.
Schwam was- the son of Mr. and
Mrs. George Schwam, 863 Belmont
avenue. For some tane past he had
been employed in his father's cloth
ing store. He had played football on
the Grand Forks high school team
(Continued on Pay 6)
BIROS OF A FEATHER
IN THE EAST
Northwest Potato Growers
Suffer for Lack of Cars
to Move Crops.
St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 9.—Although
eastern railroads have a surplus num
ber of box cairs .on their lines, car
riers operating in Minnesota and other
northwest points, are unable to obtain
enough equipment to move Minne
sota's perishable products, and as a
result potato^ growers of this state
stand to lose millions of dollars, O. P.
B. Jacobson, chairman, state railroad
and warehouse commission said to
On 19 eastern roads, selected indis
criminately by Mr. Jacobson, he found
that th^y have 171.7 per cent of box
cars their tracks, while railroads
operating in this state report but from
70 to 76 per cent oif- tlieir equipment
on their trackage, he said.
Some of the eastern roads, Mr.
Jacobson reports, have nearly two
times as many cars as they ow^r, while
others average from 15 to 200 per cent
as many cars as rightfully belong to
the respective roads.
Mr. Jacobson today wired the re
sult of this investigation to the inter
state commerce commission yiembers.
Governor Preus Saturday also wired
the commission stating that 15,000
cars- are needed immediately to move
the potato crop, and stating that un
less this. action Is taken, Minnesota
growers will suffer heavy financial
losses.- .• ...... ...
No International Complica
tions Will Result, Officials
In London Say.
London. Oct. 9.—(By The Associat
ed Press.)-—Prohibition'of liquors on
vessels within American waters will
give rise to no international compli
cations. according to the view ex
pressed by British foreign office offi
The government's view according
to these authorities, is that the. mat
ter is one in which the United States
has a perfect right to take any action
it sees fit.
GRAKD FQRKS, N. MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1922. NUMBER 241.
HOLD LAD FOR
KILLING TWO IN
Schneider Is Said To Have
Signed Statement Accus
ing Clifford Hays Of Mur
dering Pastor And Woman
Through Mistaken Iden
tity Arrest Formally An
New Brunswick, N. J., Oct. 9.—
Clifford Hayes, 19-year-old ad
mirer of Pearl Bahmeit, who
found the bodies of the Rev. Ed
ward Wheeler Hall and Mrs.
Eleanor Rhinehart Mills, choir
singer, was arrested today and
formally -charged' with first de
gree murder for dthc «laylngs.
Raymond Schneider,:, who was
with the Bahmcr girl when the
bodies were found was held as a
material witness. Prosecutors
Boekman and Strieker of Middle
sex and Somerset counties say
Schneider signed a 800 word
statement accusing Hayes of the
According to Schneider's state
ment, the double slaying was the
result of mistaken Identity. He
had gone out.with Hayes on the
night of the murders, he said,
trailing a man who accompanied
the Bahmer girl. Seeing a couple
beneath a crab apple tree,' he
said, Hayes opened fire. Formal
announcement of the arrests was
made at 11:45 by Prosecutor
The announcement issued jointly by
Prosecutors Strieker of Middlesex
county, and Beekman of Somerset
"Upon Information in the prose
cutor's office obtained from Raymond
Schneider and other witnesses, we
foci obliged under the circumstances
to prefer a charge of murder against
one Clifford Hayes. Raymond
Schneider will be held as a material
Witness- awaiting further develop
ments in ythe case."
TIM "^Prosecutors will )iot say
wHemer the arrest of Hayes' had
eliminated the Hall and Mills families
from further consideration. -No
further arrests are contemplated for
the'' present, they said.
Called Him LUr.
Hayes, when confronted with
Schneider as the latter retold his
"He is a liar,"
According to Schneider, who admits
he is in love with the Bahmer girl,
he said he was standing on a street
corner with Miss Hayes and Leo
Kauffman, when they saw the girl
pass with her stepfather, Nicholas
Bahmer. He was jealous of the
stepfather, he said, and when he
told the others of his suspicions, they
agreed.to follow the pair.
They searched first through
Buccleuch park, where Kauffman left
thme. Schneider and Hays then pro
ceeded to the nearby Phillips farm.
About 11 o'clock Schneider said they
approached the crab apple tree under
which the bodies of Mr. Hall and Mrs.
Mills later were found, and Hayes
pointed to the two figures beneath the
"There they are now we'll fix
(Continued on Page 6)
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Won By Giants
The Xew York Giants won the
world's series baseball honors when
they defeated the Yankees In the
deciding game on Sunday. A full
account of the Sunday game will
be found on Page 8 of this Issue.
Thought to Be Cargo Pur
chased By Dillage Night
of Beinfait Murder.
Fargo, Sr. D., Oct. 9.—Lee Dill
age, farmer or lignite, X. D.,
charged with the murder of Paul
Matoff at Blenfalt, Sask., October
4, requested removal to Canada
and trial there when he appeared
before W. C. Green, extradition
commissioner today. Mr. Green
must certify this request to
Charles E. Hughes, secretary of
state, who will Issue the removal
order. Mr. Dillage testified that
three outlaws had murdered Ma
Minot, N. D.. Oct. 9.—Seizure of
approximately 86,000 worth of whis
key and other liquors" at the' Lee
Dll|age and C. E. Marenson farms
near Lignite, N. J., by federal oper
atives from Minot was announced
Martenson is under arrest in Minot
today charged with possession of in
toxicating liquor and Dillage, who has
been "held in the Burke county jail
at' Bowbella, charged in a Canadian
warrant with murder in the first de
gree in connection with the murder
of Paul Matoff at Biefait last Wednes
day, was taken to Fargo yesterday,
where an extradition hearing was to
Federal officers said today that they
believe more developments in the
matter will take place soon, although
not divulging the nature of them.
Authorities have been inclined to
somewhat doubt his high-jacking
story, and the day following the mur
d€r made a search of the Dillage farm
Ur.'an effort to locate the liquor, but
were unsuccessful. Although they did
hot recover enough liquor to equal
the amount that/Dlllage is supposed
to have purchased in Canada, the
officers expressed the belief today
that there are possibly other caches
which they did not find and which
probably conceal the remainder of the
cargo alleged to have been smuggled
across the Canadian border.
At both places the liquor was well
hidden. The liquor at the Martenson
place gave every Indication of having
just been put there, it is said, as the
sacks in which it was piled up looked
practically new. Martenson told the
officers that only three cases of the
liquor belonged to him and the re
mainder, he said, was Dillage's. He
has indicated a desire to plead guilty
and probably will be taken before
Judge John C. Lowe some time today,
it is said.
Beinfait, Sask., Oct. 9.—The in
quest into the death of Paul Matoff,
local agent of a liquor corporation,
who jvas slain and robbed of $6,000
and a $2,000 diamond pin, continued
here today under the direction of
Coroner Duncan. A post mortem
examination revealed that the charge
of shot from a shotgun entered
The hody has been taken to Regina,
.where it will be buried.
Battle Severest On Record
Since Japanese Evacuation
Began in Russia.
Vladivostok, Oct. 8.—(By the As
sociated Press.)—Desperate fighting
between 'the "Red" and "White"
"armies is iii progress on the Spassk
front. The battle is the severest^ re
corded since the Japanese evacuation
began. The soviet forces are reported
rushing troops with aeroplanes and
tanks toward Vladivostok: The de
fendfers are offering furious, opposl
^GERMAN MARK DROPS. -i
Oct. .9.—German marks
sold, heito today -for lesq than four
cents' a hundred, the lowest price on
record. Opening quotations ranged
from. 8 8h4 to .4. cants The pre-war
pirlc*-was 28.8 cents each.
ED IT 10
IRREGDLAIGS ARE REPORTED fKAR
BEIKOS, SUBURB, EKBT IDLES
FROM CITY BRITISH EimtENCH
Fklr tonight with 1
t: Tuesday fair,°oooler„ near
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Tueaday txtotoe. W00A tt
E E N I N O
Bands 0( Guerillas And
Bandits Have Appeared In
Towns East Of Constanti
nople British Make Final
Preparations For Defense,
Blowing Up Bridges And
(By The Associated Press.)
Constantinople, Oct. 9.—The
Turkish Nationalist troops yester
day resumed their advance In the
Dardanelles area in the direction
of Chanak, the British strong
hold, according to a Mudania dis
patch to the local newspapers.
It was reported during the
night that Turkish irregulars bad
appeared yesterday afternoon at
a short distance from Belkos in
the hills on the Asiatic side of
the Bosphorus. Belkos is a sub
urb of Constantinple, eight miles
above the American naval an
chorage. The British arc en
trenching around Belkos.
Turkish irregulars and .small
bands of guerillas and bandits
which frequently form the ad
vance guard of a Turkish army
have appeared In small villages
cast of Constantinople. These
villages include Taakeupsu, Tav
shanjlk, Omarll, Agfa and Ar
mudli, all within the suburban
limits of 'Constantinople on the
The British yesterday made
final preparations for defense,
blowing up bridges and cross
A British destroyer anchored
Sunday at. Shlleh/ on the Black
The commander went- ashore,
met the Nationalist Officer there.
Constantinople. Oct. 9.— (By Tha
Associated Press.)—A dispatch from
Athens to the local newspaper Kirix
says the Greek government has in
structed General Mazarakls to sign
the Mudania armistice convention,
thereby agreeing to the evacuation of
Greeted as Liberator.
Adrianople, Oct. 8.—(By the Asso
ciated Press.)—General Anstaslos
Leonardopoulos, new Greek com
mander in eastern Thrace, was greet
ed by the populace and soldiers as
"the liberator of Adrianople," upon
his arrival here yesterday.
The title "liberator" arises from the
fact that he was the tlrst Greek to en
ter Adrianople after the Bulgarians
and Turks were driven from the city
in 3 918. He now has returned in the
midst of *the extensive preparations
being made to resist the Turkish re
At this moment it is evident that the
army has little intention of evacuat
ing Thrace without a struggle, what
ever the orders from Athens may be
and there is no doubt that many of
the officers are looking back for in
spiration to the examples of Gabriele
d'Anunzio at Flume and General Zell
gouskl at Vilna.
Sofia. Bulgaria, Oct. 9.—(By The
Associated Press.)—The Greek troops
on the Bulgarian frontier have been
considerably reinforced, a fact -which
is causing some anxiety especially as
Greece lately has accused Bulgaria of
sheltering Kelamist agents coming to
Bulgaria as Thracian refugees and
(Continued on page 16.)
MAN WANTED IN
IN VALLEY CITY
J. E. Lemari Arrested for
Conspiracy to Defraud In
(Herald Special Service.)
Valley City, N. D.. Oct. 9.—J. E. Le
man of Bloomington, 111., was arrest
ed here today on a charge of conspir
ing to beat an insurance company out
of a $30,000 policy. According to in
formation receivedhere, Leman dis
appeared from Bloomington on Sep
tember 24 after wrecking 'his automo
bile, attempting to give the impres
sion' that he had been killed. Shortly
after his wife, put,In a claim for the
980,000. His whereabouts were dis
covered through telegrams exchanged
between him and people in Bloom.Sir
ton, and he was Identified by his gcV
teeth. An Officer from Bloomington
is on hla way to Valley City to take
him in custody.
SON SLAYS FEEBLE
fe FATHER WITH AXE
Chicago. Oct ^WlUiam -Klo*!^
«ln, mad •. unabla .•
to earn a 11^*, was«lainmt as am
by his son, Helmtith/ SS, who foiMid
no supper in the house last mlffhti
cordteg to a confc
thejao^ jby 4H
widow and thw other
wan held, war* Tatar ralMaad.