Chicago Heights Star, July 24, 1928

Chicago Heights Star

July 24, 1928

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Chicago Heights Star, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1928, Chicago, Illinois THE CHICAGO HEIGHTS STAR Sports 8-t Ml IM IMM) MM hi Th. Star. SUBSCRIPTION FIVE CENTS TUESDAY JULY 24, 1928 AT "THE CROSSROADS OF THE NATION" NO, 37 FAMILY OF FIVE IN AUTO-RAIL ACCIDENT LAS'i CALL FOR CROSSCOUNTRY RON IS SOUNDED Inn -I In tin In I Mli lilrhlv imili 'I M.n H' I p.lV f I 'M f.H I Wl lii h, hi III' Idlh Li' h i nil m.iiiai oml i' i Inn fin III'- llinil'iiind who hud li.ii In 'I thai h ii than I CARS DERAILED, PILED UP IN SPECTACULAR WRECK Fire Breaks Oat in Alcohol Menaced VA, .Although 13 carh were del ailed and piled up 111 a tyvlsted muss ol wreikanc and nth shipnii nts of yM.inl alcohol, lime, mola.ssfH and lamp blui k were destroyed, no olio injured In the wreiK of .1 freight tr.uii al "M o'clock vesletd.i> on the f At K I railioad al Thirty-Ill KU t In South C'hi- no In rtllt-lil mill in Ininm tl line nilli iinill HI huil nliiadv Hhoui d tin Ir up in ihi In nlioiil oi ttuii hi lust luxe liehlnd horiii nu ml i lo w In fr Into tin In I'h Icenlh In hild tlironi-'h Ihe mi l.y a liiiKth Itnd Kh.iHln Nut -lavi nt I In i, tl I w III begin tile trek H. m, n II iibiH where the piuty mil ihiee or finir hours ul li.ivld'-i athletic Hi hi II, ii lln n will a inlnlu- ttn. (or I hone who l ill Hind mole exciting Im in ni n i n .illon hut the mil l..... ttlll he III" Hel'll'S of niM.II, mills 111 whhh In will In glyin I" Hie winners Iii ii ii illlh ii ill ih imrtliienlf. Open lo All i lili, nu n inn! women, HI, i of Ihe Me elulm and in. ndvi i'. nilli and mere I HIM, a ill will have an oppottil- nltt in ,11 iplav (lull skill and uhtl- H t m hml die he-i inonkev rut es, nu I'haln-gam: egr ami spoon i i., ,111111 races, hiirrel-ninnlng tit, .iml olhei contests ,i i ace of Wi vaids, with .......ii.uili lo prove a w, Irlii lit Unit 'J2t> pounds, Is in tieale great ctclte- Ml Ihe clllll eVCtltS, Illlli ih, i ii'd iiprini foi lireiildenlK of lull- onh. aie likewise urouslng tl, .1! i i lal lo.. I'll-. btlng olfered for Hi. of a photograph con- ,t 11 in rMi-vliody Snapshots inn ne In connection with tht Mm ...until run" mav be enter- phnl'iKrniihi be w'til to the chamhei of Commerce ofllet Int.i Hian July IH' AwardH an ,.n im iihandlse coiipoUH for tlrst in i ilnllant for [iccond and for (Continued on page Gwendolyn Diei After lUnew, Sunday (iweiidolvn Uoiiy, daughter Mr Mrs John Iteuy. 1317 ChleoKt Mini, died Sunday morning at thi home of her parents after tin 111 m-i.ii of live weeks A month ago the child WUH tukei to the AiiKimtuim hoairtUI yvwk's obHorvatlon and mem A blood triuwfutticm Mitmnpted, but the little ilily and her' (or diiyx hail uwu declared ieitn, Amoral services were heU this afternoon at tho Bti Funeral homi', Interment Oak Utwn. A. C. wan in uml M ml mil nl tin Iml I I Illllll I IHUI II I'niiHli of Ih'' be, n l un tin .ul nl Hn l> HI i nnd M.ull. Klviin idaie with Th' n Hi'- "ll" 'IV In tin r.ul and ,IH tbi'V head' 'I For Hie l.ihl In tin nnil wa i I" Ininl i hall nt Hie llnlsh il show innn, y Tin In avllv keil l.nllv Selli, u tiivoillt lit Cliltiico Heights in well IIM i Im wh'-rt '.unt llnoiikh the mef -itix k l.u m In tin1 thlid i'U e hen Tim i '-i nl her and a slilci nth al n P'" i.'Ut out Hun and K.uidy l.udy She i.Ud tin dioiltiil winning mom y of Ihe diiv. f ni HelflH- >l. Wins The luvorlte Ilkewl't had hei way In the opening lutt. "Inn Jockey piloted lltdelle M iwo'year old 111 Hen after a hhiw slari to win from Dnilui .mil Isoi.i. Ih'li ne M the Held and had a I'-ad ol IK''' at the uniih Tlneie who hel on I" III'" f howeiel. re- eidveil more for tin Ir money, Hhe' wii'i i-.otid Hn S.l'Mil.i; I'" sei oml position Hi I" I-i 'i'1'1 -s to Hht.yy The wlnnei relumed only ol lo win. tiovernoi 1'iatl awa> I" llyhif start in Hit vi nl ami had little dllllt nllY I" luniilw.' the I in-long. In lion' "f of platers M.-dle.v and Horldu Cold showed The wn- paid on II" iwo dollar tlckct'i Kt.urlh l.lke Second fourth rate little dlflcr- from Ihe set mid. for took the lead before half Hie distance hud been run und W11K In dlimultv thereafler He wait tin'" lengths In front of llny- niker at the llnlsh, with Hidden Thoiu-l.ts In llilid Plu'f Ihu winner weie upproilmalely to 1 Old Jim H.liU-.r and (lent touted lo do Hietr Htuff in the sIMh nu-e, fulled mlHeruhlv and K J. HoUand-.. Hullol Hiuth dn.....-d rltlluiilly down the stretch, til Ili place to llrst und win by manly neck fiom (he tiling Atlleu WUH 111 third luce Tickets on llullot vei'e worth "2. Ifcliclils Iliindicap Satiirda) The llmil l aie of Hi" tliw proved omuneratlveto Hie long shot crowd cht I.earhorn. rreiVsurer'und Ounp i" pay or the regulalloii stiwlght eerllll- ates Allen got the Itamsey entry In u good position nml ,lm near the front for the entire g Kfl.KI, sending him out ul (he InlHh JiiHt h.-wt In font "f IH-nr- "o" of the most Imporlnut races ,t the 1.IW.IU Kt.-l.lB the Every Individual Can Help In Helping Its Future Sunday Morning Fire Does Damage At Home A sudden of unknown origin hroke out early Siniday morning ,il the Kdwiird 1'" IVterH Inline, l.'W? Vlntennt'H avenue, and caused rlnm- IIKC cHtiinaled ill l.ofore it wan iinclled l.y the local depart- ment uflur nu hour nml hall1 of Succumbs to Heart Attack While Recuperating From Injuries next Saturday at the reti- nu-k when the Western two-yeur- title will tlt'i'lded. Leading Juvenile performers will be entered. Thieves Make Off With Two on Week-End; One is Found Stripped Thieves got away with two curs An Chicago Heights during the week-end, the ilrst belonging to Hov Ifi'-T, Hulsted street, und tttoien Friday night, and the wound belonging to the Williams Press, stolen lato Saturday nlghl m-emid ear was later recovered, stripped of nil by Otfi'-ir Gust ut Thirtieth street nnd "Cult ago H'dghls has a rather I iinn-mal iiciHilion among of It., in tills deeLiies II Cummliigh. i ashler of Ihe Conimi n lal "Allhoiigh lo- cal ed .il an t.ahy lommittliiK tlis- liuiee hum Ihe second largest (ity In I nlieil Slates. Chicago llelght'i can hardly be classed .is t reildt uliiil suburb dependenl upon ,i Mother t Ity for Its shopping fa. ill- lies and its major souices of wealth. Inslt ad ol that, oum is a sell-sup- porting community with its own in- llial give employment to local people and make a sound lor Ihe city's prosperity. Our stores aie good and their etltilp- menl ami slocks of goods are more than able to take care of the needs ol their pal runs. -Thereloiu, rather Ih.iu a pura- slte, llgur.ilively speaking, upon Hie wealth of Chicago. Chicago 1 is a city whuh has bleu In Ihe largely dependent upon Iliell for ili) glow Ih and which must help ItM'lt lo grow in Ihe fu- ture All Cnn )lelp "Our various civic and business gallons are doing more Hum llielr share to advertlbc Chicago Heights us a i holce spot lor the manufaclurer or business man in searth of n location Their efforts have nl'l iniled manv new liidns- dies and busilnesu to the elly with Hie resultant increase in wealth which eveiy new enterprise "Hut there is no resident ot this city who cannot play u great part In'building the city-'s future. The natural way to tin tills is to make every effort to keep Chicago s money in Chicago Heights where It tun lie profitably used lo the benefit of our own city. (June r'nr "Purhaps It does not seem that the dollars spent with mull order or door-to-door peddlers or The Hie was dlmovered shortly after one o'clo. k by roonn'iH al the home II started somewheri' In the rein ol the house and when discovered the Humes were already spreading over the bin k port h and Into the rear roonih The roof cuuulil lire and then- WUH danger (if the bhiyc sprtadlng over Ihe entire Ira me slinetiire when the en- gines arrived Smoke lines Ihimw All available nrc-flghiling equip- ment was rushed to the scene, bill Localise of Ihe laic alarm the fire- men hud considerable dllllcully in preventing the spread of the flames Smoke which spread throughout the house caused several hundred dollars damage The I'cteis family was absent from the home at the time. ItoMn- ers nt the house could suggest no reason lor Ihe (lie. o. spent on extended shoppluK trips to other cities could make appre- ciable difference to Ohleas Heights Nevertheless the fact r more apt lo die of It thui are older children. "Hut Ihe bul.y need not rink tint! diphtheria lie can he give three tiny InjectloiiH, one wet' apart, of toxin-antitoxin, and ivft it few he will not uite the even if exposed to it To make certain tlwt the (rent men has been effective, what Is know us the Sclitrk test should he mad about five months after the Injec tlona have heen Riven. A few cm! dren will require more than tn uHiial three injections. lection lams for life in most chi dren Van Wormer CalU Scadet Fever Rumor Abiolately Humorn which became current 1 Heights last week to (h effect that an epidemic of drove iivvnne. at 1124 ave- nue was outcred Friday ftml four tlrpft ot val- ue ttt Mtulen from tt car bo- t" Albert The tiros ve not lit'on i-eeovwrod. A stolen April is at Harvey recovcrtnl hy HttWwird of the loval de- "Hut tne same uoiiuis m-n- v.iv. at home with local merchants are fever was raging In Grant I thai a portion of tho city H imi supply was endangered by rialr employees suffering from the dis wise were branded yesterday t absolutely false by W C. Vo Wormer, of Jlomewood, state healt officer, Van Wormer declared th: ulthoiiKli a fe.w eases of scar! fever had been discovered in Oral 1'ark and vicinity, thuro n epidemic and the disease is we under control. Reports that th milk stipnly had been contaminate ho staled, were nrenosterows. tn THE STAR mice n week: n news, nodal and uewu frow.ttll the towns. TnJts out your stfbscnpuo bj- UlephOptaf If. to stay In where they can he used and again to the benefit of, the city as a whole as wel! as of the Individual residents. "Since we are HO fortunate as to live In a city thai is dependent upon no one larger city for its prosperi- ty, It must he obvious that It is wp residents who muat do the most In Ihe effort to build up our com- munity. There can be nb better to do this than by keeping our money in Chtcupo Heights." Your crcdH telephone want yon'to a a clwwlffed Save Hurt In an auto smash-up tliree celts ago, Mrs. Jillcii Mai lln, 07 old, of Chicago, died early niday morning ul HI. James hos- tal Heart disease compllcaed l.y e shock and Injuries of the acci- was given as the tnnse of juth. Mrs. Martin watt a passenger with nee other women and a child In car which collided on the inorn- ig of June 27 with u heavy Iruck Fourteenth street and Ashland i-eniie. All of tlie other occupants t the car were injured, and be- UIHC they were not able to appear testily the coroner's intinesl was ml limed yesterday. The collision happened when a car driven by Mrs. Helen longhy. of Chicago, a daughter of lair MelCiroy, theatre owner, merged from Wcslurn avenue into ie path of the truck on Four- street. The truck crashed tjnarely into the side of the auto, emollshlng it eomplelely, throwing (hild llirough the windshield nil imprisonlnK the four women n the wreckage. An examination at St. James hos- >ltul soon lifter the accident indl- ated that Mrs. Martin yvas not seri- usly Injured. She had sustained wo fractured of rib boneii and ini- lor bruises, and il was thought that ho would recover. But despite careful treatment the njtirrd woman failed to rally. A 'hronie heart ailment had reap- ipured In a more violent form, ap- larenily from the shock and the rib fractures. For several days n-lor to her death her condition md liecn 'critical. Others Injured Others injured in tho ucrident in addition' to Mrs. Houghy and her imall daughter. Donna Jean, were Mrs. Nellie Abbott, of Chicago, and Mrs. John Ong, of Plqtia, Ohio. Only Mrs. Bonghy WUH able to ap- pear nt the Inquest held yesterday at the West End Funeral Hpmc, and the hearing was continued pending the recovery ot other wit- nesses. 1 John Scheldt, ot Ross, Ind.. driver of the truck which crashed Into tho car, was present for the hear- ing but wos not called to testify. He has'been at liberty under bonds. According to his statement, the car diarcgardcd the stop sign at the intersection pi Western ave- nue with Fourteenth street and he wan unable' to avolft Funeral a'rrtingplnonte tor Mrs. Martin have not-yet been com- pleted. The body In at IhejWest End Funeral Home. Klre hreaffinV out In the two cars loiituinlng wood alcohol threatened to debility a whole see- lion of tin- train and Ihe fear of damage lo Ihe 1'iiblle Service com- panv'ti high tension traninlsblon line caused railroad olllt ial.s to call on the South Chicago Heights lire depai lor aid Flumes leaping high Into the air (inislanlly threat- (.ned tilt yvires and for a lime were a hciloiis menace to the wi celling rows A liohe stretched acioss a prairie from one of the village hydrants was qultkly hrought Into play and Hit; Humes Mihdiicd, Iml not until tyM> of the t iirs had been reduced to ashes and dozcnn of cans of ul- lohol destroyed. Due car loaded yiilh lamp black Ignited and threw up dense clouds of smoke, hamper- Ing Hi.- work of the wreckers. (HUM' I'nknonn The caiihc ot the wreck yvas not definitely known hy mil road olii- ials at a Lite hour this morning but it is generally supposed that a broken arth bar catching in a caused Ihe trouble. For a distance of several bundled feet preceding the poslllon of tho de- railment of (hi! llrst cai there were scars on the ties Indicating that the bar hud drugged for Unit dis- tance All available employees were summoned lo muke up n huge wrecking crew which had one set of rails open hy nine o'clock. Two wreckers, one from the Danville yards anil another from Yard Con- ler, wcro-soon busy at the scene. lining the. wrecked and tho twisted rails from the right-of-way where track crews ipilckly set down new rails lly sK o'clock yester- day evening traffic was reiumt'd over two hcls of mils. K stall I Mi Iteciirt! A reiord for elllcU-ut handling of u serums Ritual loll was establish- ed by ofll. lulH and employees of the inad. Throughout the day numer- ous trains were piloted over the single open bed uml traffic con- llnued, almost on schedule, in the iiftirnoon when the Lincoln Fields specials passed through Traffic for through and Mocnl trains was operating practically on regular schedule last night, although en- gineers had orders to redme their speed to a ten-mile rate In the vicinity of Ihe wreck. Although local officials were un- alile lo even estimate tho approxi- mate loss sustained in the writk, it Is believed that it will assume huge proporlions. At least foui of Ihe cars were totally destroyed and all of tht others were seriously damaged in the pile up which fol- lowed the derailment of u tank car. The value of the altoliol, molasses, l.imp black and lime is also un- known, as there is believed lo he considerable, salvage, Throughout Ihe lire in the cars loaded with, alcohol there was a constant "pop- ping" as lids of the cans w llray, M, futliei of the two chil- dren; und (leorge llray, Jr, 17 months old, and James llray, mouths old. Mrs. Ili'rtha Bray, mother of the children, yyas also In the car und was slightly Injured. All are Irom Chlciigo. The tliree-month-nld infant is tlltt most seriously Injured of the nil of whom ure now at St. hospital. He suffered a brokum It is believed, hut was alive when taken to the emergency room lor treatnfcnl. Llllle hope Is held for ills recovery. James liray unstained Hi I'lUctured leg and serious culs iihouB the face, and the Infant (leorgu liray also hud u broken leg and cuts, (iuorge Bray, Sr., the driver, was least seriously Injured of Ilia men, receiving severe bruises iibou heavy vehicle. The tniH smaBhcd squarely Into tho pout and broko it off, but tho machines did not collide. Jtoth wein taken to the police station and agreed to pay the coat of repairs. Mlckeau said that he did not nee stop, light. 'i Profram on Friday To PIOW Work of Bible Scfcorf flvo wecku' dally vticallftn ilble school sponsored by the f.'oni- munlty Center will close Friday with a program typical HIE dally work of the partmcnts. Articles mode by the children during the session will be on display. All friends and parcntt of the vacation pupils aro Invited ttt, be present. The kindergarten department wm Rpeciiil closlog day morning al fen o'clock. STAB wagt adj are real KSJ'AI'KK Local police were Sunder, mornlnB to keep a for a murderer who had short time before from IiuL Three officers Btattoiwd at the intentection of Lliwute and Dixie bat Uw cd man not J ;