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Logansport Press (Newspaper) - May 26, 1931, Logansport, Indiana THE LOGAN MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS ESTABLISHED BY THE PEOPLE OF CASS COUNTY JUNE 14 1921 MEMBER A B C THE PEOPLES PAPER bring salary Beverly May used to be quite a friendly ard social distinc tion for a cabinet member to be asked to weekend on but its nothing to about nowadays invitations are to attend a in honor of Mr Mellons late lamented Dont bring fishing tackle y oti r departments list Yours Sir Next scene on the Rapi dan Mr Postmaster Genj how must it cost to run your racket 838 million Mr dent Mr Hoover Thats with strict econ omy and getting all the con free mail to the voters en time Mr Hoover Yeah Well you lop off the 38 million We got to get Andy the red bv November 32 VOL 10 NO 293 Always in the Lead LOGANSPORT INDIANA TUESDAY MAY 26 1931 Subscription Ky man t year of state ty carrier 2a c tor PRICE THREE CENTS Derations By Jury ill Start Late In Day ENGINEER DIES PASSENGERS ESCAPE IN WRECK Final Arguments Will Be Completed Early Afternoon Two Remain To Speak In set some another de town s To Mandate Gron To Sign Request For Slate Aid Suit to inundate Gnmm for lo sign a petition ior stuff iid for the school unit was filed in circuit court day by the town school board 1 K Cornell and Paul lias refused to give his approval to the units which the would britu in The situation is in hc township and township people largely asking that tho and Lincoln schools be placed upder head the township in while of le to operate school Gal vest ons school unit has beti ii the red for several years and is not in posi ion ti borrow y is said teachers nut three of the semester just clo ed present mode of operation is too costly 10 hoth ship which must maintain tin Lincoln school and lo which bankrupt as fur HH the school town is con according to Mr Cronin It is his contention that the two schools should be united he said if such were IK would the high school at ami o nil ion of Lincoln school a grade nd junior high ft has been run us a separate schnol and its cost has been the highest per of any in te Rot urn daU on the suit was d at Friday o this week but action is expected a that lime The was over to K T Killis county at torney for study and to prepare for battle of DIES SUDDENLY AT Valparaiso and May 25 AP The state moved swiftly today toward the close of its murder case Virgil Kirkland for the death of Arlene Braves at a party in Gary last November Two attorneys on each side had ended their closing arguments when court adjourned for the day but the pros had used hardly more than two hours of its allotted six and expects to need only one more to finish its case to morrow j Added expedition was by attorneys for the cle who argued for three and onehalf hours today leav ing only Attorney Ronald to conclude their side o the trial tomorrow J u d ge Grant Crumpacker said he would be ready to instruct the jury in the afternoon Kirkland tho old Gary youth alternately leaned ward and relaxed as the words went on Her After Floyd Vance assistant prosecutor had act forth law on the six 10 be iven the jury attorney Freund of Valparaiso made a dramatic plea for Miss Braves reputation Attorney Oscar Thiel assailed much of Mrs hl sers testimony saying she did not tell her husband of see ing body in the cut the of the party nor attempt to help her Mrs iMsor sitting be side lier husband wept Test also attacked the testi mony of Shirk one of the four youths indicted with Kirk land as being uncorroborated and bartered in exchange for leniency at his pending trial Defense Attorney John Crum pack i son of the presiding judge opened with the statement i hat a lot was done to at that liquor party by the other men and by jealous of those and they are trying to put all the blame on Kirkland New Albany Has Fatal Mishaps 4 GOO Illinois Prisoners Fire Buildings 111 May 25 A again reigned to day within the stale farm here where six hundred rioting convicts spread ter ror Sunday night Four dor were destroyed tire and lh wero Gun shot four m wore described by slight wore after they had rr foot in a br A fourth prisoner i Iray shut Sc No C A of iW and Iol Frank slate ol 2 Albany Ind May 25 JP Automobile accidents two lives horo today Frances 10 died half in hour after she was struck by in automobile us she ran across n Miss Mara Loo died at a hospital from injuries suffered earlier in witen an automobile in she was struck a tree hoi U for was Heart Attack Widely Local Woman Speeding from to Buffalo this rock which had fallen on the in a landslide tilled but the passengers were uninjured Pennsylvania into a The engineer L H was One Pint Makes No Case in This to Miami PI a May 25 William F McCarthy West Palm Beach was called in United States District court here today lo answer to an indictment charging transpor tation one pint of liquor fs this another of those cases asked Judge L Rilter Yes answered 13 H Cisco assistant district at torney Dismissed said Vies to Kill Self In Room of Hotel Indianapolis May I lurch Graves HO of attempted to commit dav at a downtown 25 Thorn town to hotel here where he had registered last by City hospital said his con dition was not serious THE WEATHER MAY li Only Two Fatalities Automobile This Year p J There jir in Inquest Into the deah Satur of Mrs Anna Wurd of in m automobile nf on cad U I will start nig el in i lio north have been only i wo fa duo to automobiles ibis he county Last year i hero were eight and be fore eighteen Most happen dur ing the all lo come Investigations into year now total 21 normal There have been throe thus far this month necessitating investigations by the coroner were Henry heart attack May 1 John Gep May 1 I paralysis death of Mrs Ward Tho were bi rt her I1 air some w h a i warmer Tuesday Wed increas ing cloudiness o M o w e d by showers a n d cooler yal Centre Bureau Department of Mrs Mary E wife of Attorney Thomas G Brad field of this city died at the rest home in Tuscon Ariz Sunday morning at 5 oclock following a second heart attack a Few hours She had been confined to the home since last November A message was received late Sal by Mr Brad field that his wife had been but be fore ho and his son Thomas Jr could arrange details for trans to Tucson word of Mrs death arrived AVns Improving Mrs radii eld according ports from the home had been improving and had gained several pounds recuperation The husband and son were to have left tomorrow for Tucson and Mrs Brad field planned to re turn with them The deceased was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Eckert She attend ed St Marys college South Bend and previous t0 lier marriage was n husic instructor here She was an active member in several local Lawrence Mass May Two Sisters Two Brothers B Noble Besides the husband she is SurI school today was vived by the son two sisters Mrs sentenced to life imprisonment Louise Wickard Camden and Mrs Agnes Justice of Jackson Mich and two half brothers Dr Carl Burner and Hucher Chicago The remains were shipped Tucson morning be no further trouble Only sixteen highway men remained on guard duty aft er rol Whipp ordered the Salem national guard company to re in rn home The riot started late Sunday night after guards had lind at Uie men to escape one dormitory was and a strong wind carried the lames to others The and hooted the guards fought stones of roal ind sticks Superintendent Metzger vainly remonstrated with them and or dered them the fences Mr Mellons radio Admits He Beat Widow To Death With a Ham Feb 26 h i m m e r C 131 widow charge d esi roe from and will arrive late Wednesday eve ning Tentative arrangements are for funeral rites to bo conducted Thursday i a m in in m m 11 p I P p p CONDUCTOR Third Man Falls Under Train 11 timidity ss 12 Noon u i tend ay 48 r months which deaths this five more than deaths and two Midnight 3 p m Year ago Maximum Precipitation to 00 inches 00 inches velocity from wind midnight per hour to 3 P m from north Maximum 02 Minimum 17 miles Brown 52 Pennsy con who left yes at fi oclock j on brain No was instantly j killed at yesterday afternoon when Hie fell beneath j wheels of a car on which he WHS attempting to set the brakes Brown who resides In Rich mond worked out of Logans port on the Cincinnati division He is survived by the widow and three children The victim spent every other day in and Is well known among at labor for slaying of Mrs Clara E Jis H a verb ill He pleaded guilty to a of murder in iha second court proceedings took no more than 10 minute and within a half hour of lie time he entered the superior court building the youth waa on fais way back to Lawrence jail in Room Mrs Ellis was severely beat en in a bedroom of her homo 1 on the night of February JG She died without regaining con several days la Lor Investigation failed to revea a clue until Uho od in high j Bedford sell a the dead Washington May 25 oral tax remedies drew lire from senate Republican Inde pendents and Democrats Borah Republican Idaho saw in speech a move extending income the lower in to on the same as the lowering of wages Senator Republican Michigan of the finance commit tee said the Mellon speech was an obvious attempt to sustain he evident intention of the ad ministration not to have a tax raise at the next session Late He Hays Senator Hull Democrat Tenn a veteran on revenue legislation took the treasury to task foi ing to take stegs for the taxes when the pression first set in Both Senators Hull and Cou pons predicted the deficit for the government would reach by end of another fiscal year Meanwhile Secretary Mellon announced thai fenders for 000000 in treasury bills would he received by Mie treasury next Thursday bringing to 000000 the amount of secur issued by the government March The bills will be sold to I be highest bidder ami redeemed at face value in 91 clays fail revision of business de ties TELLER Explanations About Out side Labor Occupy Time Use of Chicago bricklayers on some work at the light plant to the exclusion of Logansport tradesmen was the chief topic tit n meeting of the city council last night The subject was brought up as a result of a story ia The Press Sunday Explanations by several city officers occupied nearly an hour of a session at which no busi ness of any description was transacted Harold president of the board of works chef s p o k e s m a n H e R a i d Police Seek Motive er Than Robbery New York May 25 Bronx county grand jury late today indicted Harry Stein and Samuel Greenberg alias Grcen h a user for the of Vivian Gord on The womans body was found in a Van Cortlandt Park Feb 26 were still casting about for a motive for the crime other than robbery which they are in to believe was incidental The indictments followed up the appea before the of Harry New who police said be drove death Sacchini Admits He Another Car Here Robert Sacchini 16 cap tured with a bile Saturday near Ply mouth pleaded guilty to a of in Cass court yesterday H Smith who 1 before Iliad the youth leniency when lie was brought in for similar of fenses sent need tx servo one to ten years in the stale pen i1 en Mary at Pendleton and disfranchised him for a pe riod of two years a in ir to Hock Held and minutes after tho hero received lh re port the you was reported lu custody at The was made by Wil liam state policeman who chased Sacchini inn miles jot a tire off rar which turned over in ft a ra v e y a r d t h f T c h aso r 1 t h P yn u r h into a fie id whorp he him after one shot air Huddle on was in tonay ready in if nec essary but Sacchini expressed desire u plead and he sentence Took Andt her Car Later youth admitted Prosecutor lenn Millet had s lo U n a car here belonging to L S The owner and in the to that hrt May 11 Harsh man Merle whe and Turn to Page 3 chased 2 on ju ry ark c car and who Greenberg as named Stein the slayers It was necessary LO raise the roof of the electric light plant for of the boiler 1 was appointed by the mayor to set brick layers and I asked Mr Waltzell about it He bad two in mind We called at their homes Start Pantages and engaged H Selection today for Pantages man and charges learn Noble MII honor school and teacher in a had attempted wrisl watch owned by woman Bandits Their Say He Was Accomplice Car Leaves Road local Seeks 19 To Extend Line India May Daniel A of Logans port today filed with the public Service commission asking for authority to operate a bus line from Bass Lake lo Laporle Crash 2 Dead 7 Hurt Notre Dame Student Killed CUv Tnd May i Hammond hid John K of I 111 nun Georse 40 Whiting were killed and seven were in jured when u car collided with the j trailer of a truck I The seriously Toun Frank Connors ami Mrs all of Chicago nnd passengers on Direct car two trailers all empty was being driven and is the Gent rn I Storage Anna t ruck Hoy of son S of a Milwaukee fatally injured in an on Dunes Highway here today and colUson in the Direct cur on le He to void an automobile or wheels be stud I nick tracks then suddenly into the path of Uie strcot the other truck Klwood Tnd May 25 William Short instant ly killed and three other men seriously injured this afternoon when Shorts automobile failed to negotiate a turn and ran ofC u bridge into a creek in the southeastern part of Elwood The injured are Ralph Lee 42 Edward Borst 37 and Clar ence Hardenbeck 31 Harden suffered a fracture of the skull Borst a broken leg Lee a broken left wrist and a severely cut head j Mich May Jo Gerald P Grandon and Savings bank was today and harmed with participating in iho robbery at the bank last Friday The arrest was made after two youths Adam Morgan and Louis Kish pleaded guilty to robbery charges in circuit court and Mor gan made a statement ing Grandon The teller Morgan tie two robbers Avith a key to the employes door and gave them a signal when to enter Morgan and Kish escaped in a stolen airplane but were forced down by shortage of gasoline at Chatham Out and were arrested money was recovered Charles and Harvey Barnes aud another There were two democrats amf two Means hired AVe did nol know j that at the time but did not i care j They also asked to work on the boiler setting Three brick j masons came from Chicago andi I asked the mayor about it and we sot in touch with a Turn to Page 3 Column 2 hotel jro Gal May 25 of a jury was begun the nia of Alexander show three codefendants on f conspiracy to violate court law through to a from an al Girl Market juvenile ing two youn party here Hoi lv wood Explosion Causas 16 Hid May 25 INS Verna 16 met a Slayer of Police Chief Electrocuted Co him bus O May 25 James Romeo who and killed Charles N GS for mer of at in a died in the chair at Ohio Get Ready to Start On New Rail Bridge at death at her the edge of ft village Henderson Ivy May vsi five miles west of here when it The tie or of the Valley was turned into a flaming pillar j Bridge nul Iron company by the explosion of with equipment i which she was pouring Appeals Include Howard Courthouse Case Indianapolis May docket loaded with 322 cases fared the Indiana supreme court today when it held its meeting advancing Judge Clarence R Martin of Hs to chief justice succeeding Judge David A Myers The cases SK on the docket and 110 on the advanced docket The remainder of the were petitions to appeals from thc appel late I it rase on the is the appeal of David C former grand dragon of Kti Klux Klan serving a life term for has on file in addition to his ap peal a for H new trial The suit brought by J and Kokomo to halt of a nev Howard county rourfhousc also i pending in the high court on v petition to transfer the case from the appellate court which upheld the Howard county commission ers more than a year ago their plans to erect a new ing in build into Bandit Gets At Kokomo Theater ind May 25 The isis Theatre here was the victim of a lone bandit who held up Charles the ruan and relieved him of in receipts kitchen stove The home fire work on the new ble track bridge across the was destroyed by river for the Louisville and vill railroad Impeachment Move Is Being Pondered Nashville Tenn May 25 of a committee to consider whether meni proceedings should be brought against Governor Henry H Horton was sought a resolution introduced Tennessee House oC Uves Acquit Banker In Embezzling Case Louisville Ky May 25 James B Brown Louisville hank er and newspaper publisher was acquitted by a jury in circuit court here late today of of on a note gave a local broker which then c a s he d by i Browns holding company j ur y w as o u t a b o u t t h r e e a n d Cass Gives Extra Work To The county spent of its road funds in providing labor during the winter for ed ind iL was revealed yesterday by Lidgard county road su a i j The unemployment was from f November to April on a large j scale although seven extra men are still at work The men were beside ation oC the force d sides of roads During winter a tulai of 400 different men used Lidgard estimates the force at times being as high as 72 extra Amounts were spent from j to each month the j totals easing off in February and j March with the greatest amount i used in January The use men was part Fort Myers Fla May 25 Thomas A Edison the invent t or bad tin fingers ol both i hands bandaged today as the result acid burns received last week Cot hold of a bottle with the wrong label was the in ventors only comment The burn were received dur ing his experiments to produce nil her from golden rod employed at cleaning mani traveled sections of roads burn of the nation wule also nd similar duties by H representative local removing the to provide as The open labor ys possible for family men Margaretta Park 52 of a travel at ins brush in tho ville ill was killed in a headon aiding in curt or here j cperi duria the Ask Writ to Halt Bus Injunction Indianapolis May 2n Oral arguments willbe heard tomorrow by the Indiana Su court on a petition ol At torney General Ogden for writ of prohibition lo prevent Judge of Marion circuit Mjurt from acting in be injunction suit which pre vent s publication of Bus by the last
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