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Circleville Herald (Newspaper) - March 23, 1931, Circleville, Ohio 782 Office THE HERALD Number 69 CIRCLEVILLE OHIO MONDAY MARCH MAN TRIES T O TAKE OWN LIFE WITH GUN John Barthelmas 70 Re- ported in Serious tion in Berger Hospital SHOT UNDER HEART Act Is Witnessed by Wife and Son's Family John Barthelmas aged 70 well farmer is in a serious condition at Berger pital suffering from a ed wound from a 22 caliber rifle Mr Barthelmas shot himself on the porch at his home in three miles from this city on the old Tarlton road at p m Sunday in what is thought a fit of despondency He underwent an operation morning at the hospital for removal of the which his body just below the Although he remains Berger hospital attaches re- port that he has a good chance to survive his wound Mr Barthelmas had been in the city and went home Sunday after- noon Ha went into the bedroom at his home and apparently went to bed His son Arthur Barthelmas and family of E were spending the afternoon at the home Mrs Barthelmas At p.m Arthur and his family started to leave the house to go home and had entered their automobile The elder Mr Barthelmas came to the kitchen door of the house and said everybody All looked around him goodby when Mrs Arthur Barthelmas ob- served that he had a gun in his hand He pointed the rifle to bis chest fired before anyone could reach his side He fell back into the kitchen badly injured Dr D V Courtright was and the Mader Ebert BEGIN PROBE IN PRISON BLAZE COLUMBUS O Mar grand jury today be- gan an investigation to determine whether it has enough evidence to indict any of several convict for starting the Easter day fire at the Ohio in which 322 prisoners were ed to death Joseph D Clear of the state fire marshal's office who was assigned to investigate the cause of the fire almost immediately was one of the principal witnesses SPRING VACATION AT O S U ENDED COLUMBUS Spring vacation which started Mar 14 ended today tor Ohio State university dents The final lap of the 31 school year was scheduled to be- gin Tuesday morning with the op- ening of spring quarter classes The quarter will end with the beginning of the commencement season June 6 when hundreds of graduates return for annual alumni day ceremonies Fight In State Assembly Seen Writers Battle at Banquet COLUMBUS O Mar hut three short weeks to get able legislation enacted and sirable legislation diplomatically erased from the thoughts of ils supporters the general assembly returned to the state capital today resolved to work cooperatively but well aware of impending fights on two important topics steel and highways One was sounded by Rep Charles H Jones R of son when he announced that he will lead a determined opposition to the Whittemore through which he thinks the Youngstown Sheet steel ger controversy has been brought to the state legislature for a dict TANGLE THREATENED The threatening house and nate tangle over a highway gram seemed to be ready to break out of the state highway into the was rushed to the tal where he was given Immediate attention J The son Monday blamed liquor for his father's act said he had been in town evening and had been ing well Later in the evening he said he obtained some whiskey and was placed in the city jail He was released Sunday afternoon and went to hia home where he at- tempted to take his life RESIDENT WES Mother of Atty George W Morrison Taken by Monday A M Both problems and a score of others must be solved three weeks because on April 10 as has been decreed by both houses will adjourn for 17 days after it will to take up two problems only taxation and the budget The which Representative Jones is opposing with so much sincerity would alter an existing law which prohibits minority stockholders from voting or ing in dividends litigation over a proposed merger If amendments suggested in the bjr Senator Frank E more of Akron were passed the minority stockholders in Youngstown Sheet and Tube Cor- would be able to regam power and draw dividends from worth of stocks at once Jones said HIGHWAY QUESTION Senate leaders advocating a of the senate's secondary proposition NAN IS TAKEN r Miranda Morrison aged 88 mother of Attorney G W Morrison died at her home in Ashville Monday at 7 a m was the immediate cause of I death Mrs Morrison was the widow of James Morrison who passed away 30 years ago She was a native of and was the daughter of and Elizabeth Jones Dresbach Besides the son G W Morrison she is survived by a daughter Mrs Rolland McCrillis of walk and one half-brother Alfred Dresbach of Kingston Funeral arrangements in charge of R F Schlegel of Ashville have not been completed Harold E Tootle 26 Father of Three Children Dies Sunday Morning Harold E Tootle aged 26 well known resident of Williamsport passed away at his home Sunday at 2 a m after a lingering illness He was the son of James M and Sarah Slager Tootle and was born July He was united in riage to Ellen Arledge and to this union were born three children Robert Milton and Mary Besides his wife and children he is vived two brothers Earl of and Neal of Whisler Funeral services will be held at Brown's Chapel Tuesday at 2 p m with Rev Swearingen of port officiating Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery by C K Hill Williamsport DEERCREEK WINS HIGHEST MARK IN TEST FOR SENIORS TERWILLIGER AT KIWANIS MEETING Meeker Terwilliger ernor of Ohio clubs will I be the speaker at the Kiwanis j club meeting at the Boggs Hotel Monday at p turnout is expected m A good Theodore noted American author loomed up as the heavyweight champion of American letters as result ofa the exclusive Metropolitan Club of New York with Sinclair the Nobel prize winner whose remarks on plagiarism to have roused the author of American Tragedy to action DROVE WHILE Three Local Men Arrested By City Police Other News of Courts Given Three persons allegedly automobile drivers were by the city police de- and the sheriff's office over the week-end with the result that two of the men were lined by Mayor B T Hedges and the third was to be given a hearing Monday SIX CHILDREN DIE IN BLAZE Ashes Left of Farm House In Which Children Die Nine Children Remain Federal Farm Board Now Makes Announcements to End Stabilization MUCH MONEY IS LOST Board Turns About-face Under New Leader OLD COINS ARE MISSING CARD Valuable Coins Taken as Furniture is Being ed Police Investigate HOLDERNESS N H Mar of the ashes of a little frame farm house evidence of the day tragedy which took the lives of seven of the sixteen children of Mr and Mrs Louis Avery today rose the sympathy of neighbors aid of stricken family y the entire state were expected confident about defying es expressed by the house in its passage of the after a declaration by highway department leaders house would deprive the state of federal road aid The house last week by a big vote passed the funds used for road purposes Heedless of house action and in- that it was unafraid tne senate highways committee ved a by Senator Walter G Nickels R of Naw Philadelphia by which a Secondary highway system would be ped from gasoline funds and in- creased auto license receipts The house will go to the nate committee for consideration this week a committee headed by Senator Nickels SUNDAY SHOWS A vote on the Marshall to legalize Sunday movies and repeal an anticipated already disregarded in a majority of Ohio counties will be taken in the ate Tuesday if the calender is lowed Definite fixing of a date the first hearing on the Norton Earl Moore was fined and coats Monday morning on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated Saturday night when the Ford car he was driving dede with the Ford belonging to Fred Fissell Jr Both cars were damaged considerably The Ford Moore was driving was not his thus his drivers license could not be revoked but Mayor Hedges took his privilege to drive a car away for six months March Barnes E sion furnished bond for ment of a fine of and costs talling assessed when ne pleaded guilty to driving while It is necessary for Barnes to drive his car in school was utilized ES temporary shelter for tne ing nine children and their parents Friends donated clothing bedding and furnishings The victims of the fire were Sterle 20 George 14 Fred 11 Harry 10 Milton 5 Daisy 4 and Joseph 5 months It was believed the first from a spark from the kitchen stove DETROIT Mar nine-year old girl was burned to death three other persons were seriously red and 40 people including 25 children were forced to flee to the streets in night clothing his 1 when a fire swept an work so his license was not apartment house WASHINGTON Mar by the federal farm board that government funds are not going ue into the Chicago wheat pit to stabilize ces on the 1931 crop was ted here today as marking the end of the great governmental ment in the business Already gorged with wheat which it is unable to digest or pose of except at enormous tary loss the board under its nsw chairman James C Stone has de- upon a radical about-face m the policy it pursued under the di- rection of Alexander H Legge CARRIED WARNING Boiled down to essentials announcement carried to tne growers the Wunt warning that they can no longer look to the government to take the surplus off the market m order to peg flies in reducing so Gat 1931 will not produce a further un- manageable surplus The effect of this warning asd the new policy remains to be seen But on all sides today it was that the action would serve to accelerate a de- mand in the new Congress for trial of the debenture or fee schemes of dealing with the wheat situation It is a and a situation that bodes little peace for the Hoover which came into power two years ago on the promise of solving the farm riddle which has plagued every administration the war Stabilization operations John D Corcoran Points Higher Than Opponent tad 31 IN EXAMINATIONS Valuable coins were stolen from Harry Gard E Saturday night according to a report made to the city police department Gard was moving rom to E and had the coins in a cabinet which was left outside the ing while other furniture was be- ing arranged He says that when he went to look for the coins they were gone The denominations of the coins were one gold piece two gold pieces two 1893 Columbia 50 cent pieces two 1878 Columbia cent pieces nine quarters one 1899 two one 1860 and one 1850 Police began an Investigation of the theft but aa yet no arrests have been made ed John Sabine was to be given a hearing this afternoon on a lar charge It is charged that bin struck a parked car Saturday RELIEF PLANE THOT WRECKED Frauds Aloyi M OST every body round about Knows Mister Francis Lynch He's hitting close to fifty-two Not more though that's a Was born right here in And unless in hia car It's safe to say if you waat Frank He won't be very far t bottles And also on UK aide numerous other soft drinks Disposes of beside Been in this game a long long lime Two decades at the worst So Frank Lynch you'll say By this time knows bis thirst He's married in the Country dab The Elks and C of C Athletic Club and maybe more Oh yes the Rotary Last year was county chairman Perhaps you know Red Cross When be quit baseball Toe fane aore a loal plan probably be set by Senator Joseph Ackerman R of Cleveland chairman of committee on elections and federal relations on his return The hearing is expected to be set for Tuesday or Wednesday HOOVER REACHES PORTO RICO TODAY ABOARD U S S- ARIZONA March his first real tion since taking office President Hoover arrived at Peace Porto Fuco aboard the U S S- Arizona at a m Eastern Standard Time today A short while after the Arizona 1 dropped anchor Governor Theodore w virf Horse Island according to j Roosevelt came aboard Report Airplane of Bob Fogg Smashed on Ice Near Island Today ST JOHN'S N F March 23 An believed to be that by Bob Fogg from Concord N H in an attempt to locate ad- survivors of the sealer ing cracked up today in an at- tempt to land on the rough ice near a wireless message from there FOUR ARE KILLED IN AIR CRASHES LOS ANGELES March 23 persons were dead today as the result of crackups in planes in this vicinity yesterday Wilbert Wadeleigh 30 and bis wife Lorene 26 were killed their plane crashed at while Miller 19 and Ar- van De 40 died in a crash at the Glendale airport TO LEAVE CITY Bertha Conrad was ordered pay a fine a line of and costs or leave the city when she pleaded guilty to Monday te fore Mayor Hedges promised to leave by Monday The interior of the building was wrecked completely by the flames Harriet Hallach aged 9 was t burned to death when she was on trapped on a landing Charles Schneider 25 his brother Michael j 26 and their sister Nellie 19 serious injuries when they leaped from a second story window i to a cement court below 29 ANSWERS CALL Sister of Mrs Fred Fickardt and Henry Renick Died in Columbus Monday Eight High Students Hare Chance for Scholarship John D Corcoran of twp school is the Aest graduating student in all high schools grades re- ported Monday in the General scholarship contest for high school seniors given in the high school building Saturday wa- der the direction of Hator B Seitz superintendent twp and J O I tendent of Corcoran's grade 341 oat of a possible 400 points points were allowed in English history and The World Today I current events etc of the any high school in the county eligible to take the test lH pupils making the were given winch i them eligible for for Ohio advanced school in the county ed in the examination the ception of and There were 31 who took tiw which is sponsored by the i of education COMPLETE Following is the complete Hot pupils who took toe teat school and grade Mr Seitz and Mr John D Corcoran 341 Paul RAIL LIGHT HEAD IN COLUMBUS DIES jvu COLUMBUS O March in common pleas court Monday by K Stewart 85 for more Harold O Eveland through his at- 50 years identified with Columbus ACTION FOR MONEY An action for money was filed the board said are emergency measures and tail a heavy cost The grain corporation has acquired and is acquiring very large stocks of wheat It cannot indefinitely buy more than It sells or bold what it has bought It cannot follow a regular policy of buying at prices above the market paying heavy storage charges md 1 selling below cost Farmers know j this and would not ask that it be done The announcement did not state how much wheat the board now in Mrs Renick Scott aged 79 a native of died at the home of her daughter Mrs Charles Wareham 181 ave Columbus Monday Mrs Scott was born near thig city May 30 1851 the daughter of John and Amanda M Renick She had been living in bus for the past 50 years and had been a member of the ster Presbyterian church for the past 34 years Surviving besides the daughter with whom she made her home are two sisters Mrs Fred L Fickardt E this city and Mrs Edwin B Smith of mont and one brother Henry C Renick this city torney T A Renick from James Davis ex- home Funeral arrangements have not j been completed I Mary Ruth 296 Margaret Clark Marvin Hampshire James Dunkel Walnut Jessie B- Cummings 283 Dorothy W Grimes New 277 Grace Steele Roy Dudleson Doris Haldon Bryan Enna Coins Flora Lee Anderson 260 Wells Wilson Pickaway Arthur Leist Marvene 255 253 Dorothy John James A 225 Ruby Dunkel Walnut Eleanor The for street car systems as a died today at his here Stewart was a former general manager of the however in Washington PAIR CHARGED WITH MURDER t i Barbara Boneta Ehman Grace Crawford Gladys Jane Graham Ralph DeLong 1 Helen lit HOFFMAN WILL of the late Peter e t court Monday Columbus Railway Power Light Co He was born and educated in Columbus devoting his earlier b i- career to banking Since be became man leaves the bulk of his estate to Irs widow Mrs Samantha Hoffman The will written March 10 1931 and m the trade is that the board j Ohio Youths to now holds some bushels j on Charge of Slaying Aged of wheat which it has bought at Vet prices ranging all the way from bushel The pre- ZANESVILLE Mar Get Hearing LOCAL AKK SHORT COURSES price is around cents 33 against 60 at COLUMBUS O Hundreds of took of 20 short cou in the presence of E H E IN ADOPTION WORK AT CONGO TRIBE The adoption degree and other important business is on the gram for Congo Tribe No 51 Im- proved of Red Men day at 7 p m Several palefaces i A riven the the President an official greeting The presidential party barked an hour later and ed to the Ponce Quay in small boats After a brief reception by local officials of Ponce the party leaves for Sac Juan VINTON COUNTY BANK IS CLOSED COLUMBUS O March 23 The Citizens Bank of Hamden O- has been closed for by the state banking de- at the request of the in- board of directors Superintendent of Banks Ira ton today Dwindling ind of tne bank's were as the of the and two daughters GOVERNOR WHITE vides that a daughter Lindsey be in place f a horse which each of two other dren were given and that Lindsey and a pon Alva Hoffman receive 5100 to equal given a daughter Mertie Newton Th remainder of property worth is given to the and on her death to be divided ly among the three children Alva Hoffman and Archie M Peters are named executors ernor George boast of having viewed nis House workshop from The governor was m 01 national guard planes over the city in afternoon street Railway Company had been interested in traction CHICAGO March management In the Civil War of the he had been a member of Company johnny Genaro I Regiment O V I- manager for by sons Capone disclosed men took part in the killing according to police Besides the four men in a roadster who with 20 out bond ges of first degree murder given were lodged against Louis Johns j quarter at Ohio Stale jr 25 William Gibbons 22 versity The enrollment of i m connection with the slaying cf more three Henry Gay 90 year Civil War a Vear ago Those awarded ai last March 7 cates for completing Arraigned on the charges tins eluded the from morning the pair pleaded not J ly They were held without bond clarence R Bamhart K for a preliminary hearing Himrod Howard A Orr Harry day Jewell J J Smith E- The murder charges were Short ed against two men c Fruit Gibbons implicating Johns Growers ing to information given by o MARRIAGE LICENSE Grant 22 Lancaster mechanic and Evelyn Hayden 2 Williamsport Dr G T Tr man EXPECT JURY IN DAYTON POLICE THOUGHT THUGS DAYTON O Mar FREED Harry was m the county jail Monday evening i ter serving a fine of for cation Funeral services day at 1 30 p m at burg M E church M Mumford wife of ford who at The of Prof of is reported as nut M Leo V Si L- -s maa for the ganged IT rder or Alfred J Uagle reporter was expected toda mai reconvened All but a final panel of four jurors have been T and it is considered likely iha last Cross officer today were to be in connection with an 0 payroll robbery here last August The pair arrested day after Albert lachmeyer who returned from West Bend where he was as of the bandits accused Roberts of having planned and CLUE FOUND IN YOUTH'S DEATH PORTSMOUTH csw was followed police sought to UM no- tary surrounding Lb William S dest on 30 From of Va ped to to youth's mto i ing an Brown bem ues stated
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