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4 I A A UVJ A IS vp iM ijyo uu ZJ ONLY 2c ONLY 2c SUNDAY PAPER IN GREATER NEW YORK SUNDAY PAPER IN GREATER NEW YORK j- VpL. NO. 122. BROOKLYN, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1930. 2Q PAGES.

PRICE TWO CENTS CONVICT SLAIN, PALS WOUNDED IN JAIL-BREAK SEES FOES AIM TO BESMIRCH EVERY JUDGE Democratic Meetings Tonight First A. D. Porto-Rican, Spanish and Colored Organizations, Jefferson Hall, 4-5 Court square Speakers Henry Hesterberg. John F. Quayle, Albert Conway, William F.

X. Geoghan, John N. Harman James J. Crawford, Crawford Hawkins and Ferdinand Morton. Eighteenth Women of the Madison Club, No.

922 St Marks avenue. Speakers: Henry Hesterberg Albert Conway, WillUm F. Geoghan, John N. Harman, Andrew L. Somers, William L.

Love, Irwin Steingut. One Guard Also Hit as Five Sing Sing Inmates Aake Break for Freedom Two of the Five Still Missing Prison in UDroar as Sirn Sounds. Gov. Roosevelt Winds ciary Tuttle Keeps Yoatli, Junior "Transcontinental Flight Record by About 8 Hours LOS ANGELES, Nor. 1 (UJ9.

Stanley Boynton, 18-year-old flyer, landed here late to-day, breaking the junior record for East to West transcontinental airplane flight His time from Rockland, Maine, to Los Angeles was 2 (hours, 2 mfautes, about three hours better than the record held by Robert Buck. Toung Boynton flew hers to-day from Winslow, Aria. He said he esr-teosuHr-ar 1p.m. Sunday in an attempt to establish a West to East junior mark. WILD OIL WELT IS JUST SAVED FROMHMS Workers and Guardsmen Frustrate Fire as It Creeps Upon Gusher in Oklahoma CITIZEN PLEA WINS HELP FOR FAMILY OF FIVE I Many Others Aided in Cam- paign to Find Work for Jobless To-day the second week of the unemployment relief campaign carried out by the Citizen begins.

In this one week, to sum up results achieved, there have been great things accomplished. Numerous persons have applied for this newspaper's aid the free publication of Situations Wanted advertisements." To data numerous persons who have sought to take advantage of tbe "Cltiaens campaign have resped the benefits thereof. While all other phases of tha present situation attain a more drama tie Importance, there la one aspect ot the present state Of affairs that constantly needs Immediate attention. There Is always tha necessity for those who have to give to those who hve not Tho beatitudes of tho church, of Christianity, require ws should feed the hungry and shelter the destitute. It was with such a problem that the Citizen waa confronted with last week when it undertook to aid those unfortunates Who wen despair- ing of the return ot proeperlty.

The, Continued oft Page Two Governor FranklinD. Roosevelt closed his city campaign-last night with a memorable speech at Carnegie Hall, in Manhattan. The Governor, seeking re-election, kept to his promise of answering Secretary of State Stimson, jvho called him "unfit with a sturdy defense of the judiciary. The rally at the old concert hall was a gala meeting with many prominent speakers including former Governor Alfred E. Smith and Mayor James J.

Walker. A huge and enthusiastic audience frequently voiced its approval of thA Governors declaration and also' of the oratory of the Mayor aid fonrrr Governor. Cherlta H. Tuttle, G. 0.P.

'eandl-- OSSINING, N. Nov. 1. One convict was killed, two other convfcts and a guard were wounded and prisoners are Aissing following an attempted escape of five convicts from Sing Sing prison here to-night The attempted escapes were made in the new prison on the east side of the New York Central Railroad yards. The men got out of cell block A where seven hundred others are confined.

According to-reports ti Warden FIREMEN FIGHT 4-ALARH BLAZE NEAR tITY HALL No One Injured flames Under Control After Two Honrs Work a I them armed, helj up guard the outsIde' gSfes bf the cell Mock had been' locked for the nlgt The cells had not been locked. The other prisoners made no attempt to escape, the Warden said. The guard who was held np was forced to surrender hia keyea. he armed eonvlcts then opened the outer door and escaped into the yard, Other guards 'rushed to the home of Warden Lawes and told him therm was a wholesale escape under way. The Warden immediately ordered the siren sounded and telephoned for data(fo? Go ram or and the Republics party also held the finale of their campaign.

Tbe meeting wta held at Cooper Union, whose rostrum la famous for tiie polities! speeches that btvs been delivered from it. Mr. Tuttle re-iterated charges of judicial and other official corruption in the city. Calls Attack Cowardly" Governor Roosevelt, maintaining thet tho Republicans timed their ehaftat the entire City and State Judiciary, charged that, No more reprehensible or cowardly act has ever been perpetrated in campaign in thin country than the deliberate attempt to bring dishonor on til oa every one of tbe member of tbe judiciary and their families and to break down the confidence of the public in this bulwark of onr civilization, COMMUNISTS STAGE RIOT AT BOROUGHHALL Reds Routed by Pofice After Fight of Nearly an Hour Brooklyn witneased its first Communist riot yesterday when the Reds" staged a demonstration near Borough Hall. The fight, which lasted nearly an hour, resulted in bloody noses for the rioters snd torn uniforms and Tipped-off buttons for the police.

A woman and a man were injured. There were no arrests. Tra'ffic in Joarlemon street was tied up during the most of tbe engagement The Communists to the number of about 150' gathered about Borough Hall at 3 o'clock and listened to five speeches which were demand for work and 'the overthrqjf Mt conditions generally. When the haranguing ended the crowd began fo march around the streets bordering on Borough Hall, the Supreme Court building and the Municipal Building. There was singing and much display of banners bearing such legends as Down With Mayor We Want obe," Down With Tammany Hall," Down With the McCooey Machjne and We Want Rent Free.

After a little of this, a shabby yonng man mounted the steps of tho Munid-apl Building ahd announced that he intended to make a speech, But Police Inspector David Kane, who gad forty patrolmen and twenty-five detectives st told him tbat he could not do this. He insisted, tbe Communists urged him on snd the rioting began. Tbs police did not nee dubs, but were determined that the disturbers should bo dispersed, as Kane had given the order to, dear tbe block. Bnt as much as the police shoved, just as sturdily did the Communists resist, snd after a minute or two ft Communist man was sprawling in the gutter with his head snd nose bltedlng. Several women in tha crowd went to hia aid, crying out against what they ealled police brutality and demanding that doctor ho called.

One yonng woman who was startling with a policeman spat in hia face and she too was picked np by her friends and hustled awsy. Tho attacks of the men Communists upon the pollct continued until the last remnant of the disturbers was chased out of the neighborhood, Chapin, Sing Sing Prisoner, IU, Frowns Upon Talk of Pardon OSSINING, Nov. 1 0U9 Charles B- Chapin, former New Tork editor, described by Sing Sing officials as a very sick man, frowns upon any talk of seeking pardon. He Is confined to his bed in tbe death houss building, refusing to permit removal to the prison hospital. Chapin, who killed hia wife in Manhattan, and who still has two.

mors years to serve, is'reported'as feeling that hs wonld just as toon be inside the prison as he has no relatives to go to it released. Rear Adnund HughesRetires WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 OJJD-Rrar Admiral Charles F. Hughes, who' as chief of naval operations vigorously opposed the basts upon which President Hoover negotiated tbe London Naval Treaty, retired from the service today oa reaching the etatuatory age limit. Hughes naval service aggregates almost 44 yean.

Up Campaign With a at Old Theme. He called tha intervention ef Me. Stimson la tha campaign a deeprruts effort" of the BepuUicans to bolster up a false iszue which was on tbe point of collapse. Avoid Real lasses" From the start of tho campaign, tbs Republicans have refused to discus tbs real issues, he amerted. Because ot the Republican record in water power, regulation of utilities, welfare legislation, labor ylawa, he said, they knew their only hope was to distract the public mind from problems affecting tbs people of the entire State.

They therefore decided to adopt and bare 'steadfastly adhered to a policy of mitrepresentatioa and div Continued on Page Two and about 40,000 scattered votes, dry and socialist. We predict a Stats majority for Roosevelt, on tho most conservative basis, of 195,000. There have been predictions of 300,000. But Tattle should corns down to the Bio. lino with nt least a 200,000 major; which shonld be meft'by a city Democratic plurality of almut 400,000 wh is giving Roosevelt 100,000 leas than Walker got here last year, i This figure, wn fear now, la too conservative.

There is a depression iskue the Democrats will sweep things before them outside of New Tork, wit hthe exception ot New Jersey, and there la no reason why the Democratic landslide should halt at the borders of NevTork State. Morrow win carry Jersey, It seems, bnt Hoover's unpopularity and the unemployment nitnntion, win takt a heavy ton nths Republican vote. The Assembly win stay RepuM.tan for but one reason. Tbe G. O.

1. has the Constitution so fixed that it is practically Impossible to give representation according to votes. Congress wiU waiver on a Democ-i, majority, it la believed, completing debacle of tbe Hoover adminlstrat Tbe Democrats in tha city are Continued on Pago Two HOSPITAL ROOM FAiMllf CHICAGO MAYOR Despite Graye Danger After Operation Thompson Insists on Political Directions CHICAGO, Nor. 1 UJ5-Myov William Hale Thompson approached a crisis in hU fllheaa to-night with no more panse in hia political campaigning than was enforced by the restriction of hospital routine. HU condition admittedly gray bo-cause of indications of peritonitis, after the removal of hU appendix in an emergency operation yesterday, Thompson waa contemptuous of corps of surgeons and nurses that sought to maintain quiet The presence ot many of hU political lieutenants in tha corridors of the hospital made it difficult to discipline him.

He demanded to know what James Hamilton Lewis. Democratic candidate for tho Senate, woe doing, ho wanted to, know what Mrs. Ruth Hanna McCormick, Republican candidate, had said. Mrs. McCormick (poke to-ady st the Apollo Theatre, where the Mayor waa to hare made hU first public political address of the campaign yesterday bnt aha ignored Thompson and addressed herself to criticism of LewU Senate LewU also fulfilled hU dally quota of speeches, encouraged, he said, by the sign of support swinging toward hia in' tho closing days of the campaign.

I Thompsons physicians, reporting the Mayor spent a restful night, reiterated that the crucial point of hU illness would to-morrow. No new complications hire arisen, they said, but Thompson not ont ot danger. Mrs. Thomas Edison Predicts Election of Dwight IF. Morrow WEST ORANGE, N.

Nov. 1. The prediction that Dwight W. Morrow win win tha New Jersey Senatorial election by an impressive majority if the voters go to the pons, made by Mrs. Thomas A.

Edison in a statement issued at her home today. Mi's. Edison It has byen a pleasure snd a privilegefov as to actively co -operate with the women's division of the Senatorial campaign to Elect Dwight W. Morrow." Youth Killed at Crofting FLEMINGTON, N. Nov.

1. John-Stabile, 21, of No. 81 East Main street, Somerville, waa killed today when a Lehigh Valley freight train struck his automobilg oa a detour crossing as hs was returning home after visiting hU sweetheart Stabiles body waa carried several hundred feet before the train, which waa traveling fast waa halted. Roosevelt Will Win Borough by 135,60 Political Forecaster Declares Many Undetermined PJtst's cl CampaignCetiseDonbt Gives Roosevelt Total Vote Here of 300,0 OOUpstate G. 0.

P. PlaraEty 200,030 McCooey Remans Silent police aid from Ossining. The outer walla were then manned by additional guards. Warden Lawes distributed tear ammunition to the guards and to the bombbs, machine guns, revolvers and police reinforcements. The flood lights of the yard were turned on and te guards went in scotch of the five convicts.

They were found hiding in a apace betwen tbe new mesa hall and the new cell block. Tear gas bombs were employed by the guards as they advanced on the convicts. One of the prisoners opened fire and struck Keeper Howard Marquard in the left shoulder. Marquard, a former member of the National Guard and an expert shot, returned the fire. One of his bullet struck Harry Gordons, one of the eonvlcts, in the head and killed him.

Herbert Davis, another convict, was wounded in the head. A third convict, Edward Ryan, was wounded and-overcome by the tear gas. Two prisoners, are missing. They are Joseph Floli and William Lapere, Pioll was convicted of a second degree murder charge, Lapere was convicted of robbery. No Rioting, Says Lawes Warden Lawes -denied there had been, any rioting among the prisoners.

He said that the five men had evidently planned the outbreak themselves and that the other convicts knew nothing of the plans. However, as soon as the prison siren was heard, the entire prison was In an aproar. The guards exper-' lenced no difficulty, however. Warden Lawes said he was confident tbat the two missing convicts had not been able to scale the thirty-foot wall surrounding the new cells block. However, utmost precautions were taken and every keeper that could be spared was sent' to man the walls.

At midnight the missing convicts had not been found. WEATHER INDICATIONS. 1 Flair with slowly rising temper! are to-days tl-morrew fair and wanner. OKLAHOMA CITE, Okla Nov. QU9 Tbs Wild Morgan gusher was aaved from destruction by firs late today when a thousand workmen and National Guardsmen extinguished a waste oil fire which had, spread to within a few yards of it and threatened the entire Oklahoma City oil field before it was controlled, While workman beat ont the fire In field adjoining the Morgan gusher, oil field workers poured chdibicgls on the flaming North Canadian River.

Tbe chemicals smothered the burning oil on the surface of tho river. The danger had not subsided entirely, however. Small biases broke out and firs fighters frantically tried to control them. Colonel Turner Roark, commander of tho National Guard, issued a warning for ail resident to remain ont of tho danger sons. Ton taka your life into your own handa nhen you come Unto the eastern part of the city," he said.

Chemical Hie Qalok Actloa The river fire wae extinguished the inetant tbs chemical was poured on tho surface. Vigilance wae maintained, however, and National Guard troops with bayonnets fixed kept ft their patrols. i The area, north of tho Wild Gusher owned by the Morgan Petroleum Company on tbs'" outskirts of tho city, canght firs ahortly sftef-8 p. m. Tbe Morgan well, beyond control, bad been belching forth oD and gas for two days.

Tho fire started In a pool of waste oil two blocks away. Tho fbynes spread to tho oil covered surface of CcMliased an Pays Two Two Men Held Charged with Beating Another in Stable Harry-Peiier, a pedjilei. of No, 2137 Quenton avenue, the -Bronx, was beaten and robbed by four men In a vacant stable at No. 102 Twentieth street, this borough, last night, he reported to police. Two of the men alleged to lave had a hand in tha affair were arrested a few mtnutea later and are said to havt bea.nidentified by Pelser- They gave their names as Charles Switaer, 43, of No.

704 Sixth avenue, and Gustqve Loeqch, 82, of No. 400 8eventh avenue. Thej" were held at tha Fifth1 avenue precinct on chargea of aassnit and robbery, Peieer waa treated at the Methodist Episcopal HospltaL e1 Nss JAMES HEADS BOROJOBLESS RELIEF GROUP i Business Leader to Organ- i ize Committee Co-operates with Charity Darwin James, prominent business leader of Brooklyn, yesterday began to organise a borough-wide committee to co-operate with tho Seward Prosser Emergency Employment Committee In its efforts fo find job and relief for the army Of unemployed here. Hia selection to heqd the special Brooklyn committee waa made at a meeting ot varipns welfare agencies of the borongh yesterday Including the Brooklyn Bureau of Chari-, ties. United Jewish Aid Society, Brooklyn Catholic Charities, Society of St.

Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities and the Salvation Army. James is expected to effect considerable improvement in the boroughs industrial and commercial state and to mitigate the lot of Brooklyn unemployment sufferers in general He is an experienced worker in civteand charity matters, while his intimate association with most of Brooklyns business leaders will ba nsed to advantage in his relief campaign. HU work, however, will' be independent of tho citys emergency program which Mayor James J. Walker snd his unemployment commutes are tackling. Tho city officials, appalled at tha mounting number of needy families disclosed by tbe police census, art bending more than aver toward measures that will relieve the unemployment victims la the shortest possible time.

Firemen fought a four-alarm fire in a 75-year-old structure laet night on Church street, between Barclay atreet nd Park place, within a atonei throw of' City Hall and the famoua Building. The fire apparently atarting in a paint shop on the fifth floor of the structure between Barclay street and Park place was so fierce for a time that traffic on the Sixth ArenurEle-vated, alongside, was ordered shut off. One train, however, pushed 'through the smoke and flames. Firemen had a difficult task, hut kfter nearly two hours work had the blase under control. I The first was visible a considerable distance and impressed many with the idea that the City Hall or the Wool-I wortn Building wen the scene.

Considerable damage was done on the third, fourth and fifth floors. 1 None was injured as the structure fa virtually 'deserted after business hours. U. S. Financial Strectare Soani Says Kahn in Huntington Talk HUNTINGTON, L.

Nov. ,1. The foundation of the financial structure of the United States Is perfectly sound, Otto H. Kahn, banker, told members of the Suffolk County Committee at a meeting at bis estate here to-day. Mr.

Kahn is treasurer of the committee. One of the reasons for the business depression, Mr. Kahn said, is that there has been an over production of goods which bavs not been absorbed by foreign countries in the last few years. The banker, predicted tbat this condition will soon become adjusted. W.

Kingsland Macy, chairman of the County Committee and Republican leader, thanked Mr. Kahn for his work on the committee. The committeemen were shown about the estate in the afternoon and later filled several vacancies on the committee. If Ug ws By NORMAN LUSTIG Tear in and year out, most of the political fascination of campaign will be found Just before tbs curtain goes up in those unguarded momenta that the politically interested make their predictions. Last year the Citizen" waa bnt 2,500 ont of the way in predicting some 437,000 plurality for Walker.

Thera are several elements in the campaign between Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Democratic party oa one hand and Charles H. Tuttle and the Repnblicea party on tho other, that cannot be judged until the night iof Nov. 4. How many votes will the unemployment' anOd general depression cost the Republican party? How many votes will New Tork City's judicial sandals cost the Democratic party? What will be tbe effect of tho Republican wet platform? How many votes will tbs dry professor, Robert Carroll, poll? Answer these questions, and tbera is so need to vote Tuesday.

for Tattle To dash in where angels fear to trend, we predict a 135,000 plurality for Roosevelt in Brooklyn, on the basis of some 300,000 votes for tho Democrat, with 165,000 votes for Tattle, Situations anted Acls PiiMrcfed o'.

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