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   Decatur Herald (Newspaper) - July 10, 1930, Decatur, Illinois                               EM OF KSTQ IN USE trotted for Tracks vffle IDS KEY locked or can the protection, lylorrille; led to protect t when to be ptuhed I be neceaaary crew to w carries the Wabash and will fit the The datt for baa not the warning ed. TRAJN loah train is o'clock the 15. There will am. The dea- >nists is Mon- rk for voy- rty head qua r- they will slaces in On- Rchrdule of the party that the subsidiary -a ted between ro. The inauz- waits on the ind Missouri tt for the plan >n to station d With f Piles She Gain- Simple VES PAIN herding pi In i Bit down seemed un- I waa fraii! rated on. I more or less LT5, and tried ither Pile Pill Louis gout be- ts. but after >d as can be. 1 bowels, and n. mid know- uffer. I glad- refer to ac Pile Pills, W. H. Cope- ul mm and its little pills. of water at inside to and heal ing. Ihe magic No uply opcia- tem. If the ilrs in any UKKtst or rit- guarantee sh pain, and Li fact ion drtlKCist ran you, or of 45 pills. Co., GO I3tb sins Itivmf a. Tn. pnfl m. t ruins Jln( h. t In diMrtct. Ontral tr-r mirtst of tloni With- Art intnln. i nm. Tield. Al! StT. ilr SMIBdW TfMk tt Iwn UNGLE "VISIBLE LINK" BETWEEN POLICE, GANGS tfe Friendship (or Both Ex- plains Why Slaying Brought Big Expose PUBLISHERS IN ARMS By EARL J. JOHNSON Staff Correspondent CHICAGO, July 1 Alfred "Uke" Lrngle, murdered Chi- jjgo Tribune police reporter, is Itid to have been known among pngsters as the "unofficial police of The chid William F. Russell, was referred to as a. kindle ap- DECATUR HERALD THURSDAY EVENING, JULY 10, 1930. UECATUR HFRAI0 sinister sids of Lingle's ca- cams to light shortly after he vii murdered while en route to the nca at Washington Park on June jl It recalled here because of ftt tearing on what happened to the police department after Ihe report- tt's death. First Visible Link More than a hundred gang killings bid occurred in Chicago in the year More Lmgle was put "on the Bat tw> previous murder established rtst appeared to be such an obvious fink between the law and the outlaw. Liofle was a close friend of the po- lice chief: likewise of At Capone, the gang lord. Here the underworld's teaacles seemed to be reaching far up into an important branch of of- Qdaldom. The situation was a chal- lmg> to the press as the palladium the Jaw-abiding public. When Ungle was killed the Chi- cago Daiiy News, under the manage- ment of Walter S, Strong, was war- ring on the police department. The jajer charged Commissioner Russell and bis detective chief, John Stege, with removing two detectives from Aawn-town beats for arresting and dij-armitig: too many Capone grang- ers. Publishers Declare War Now the Daily News was to be Joined in the crusade by its competi- Within 24 hours after the Lln- jle murder all of the city's newspa- per publishers met, resolved to unite in the war on crime and published the resolution on their front pages. Almost automatically Russell's po- lice administration was doomed. He not hope to withstand the fire united newspaper attack. The scandal of Lingle's connections KM bound to become public. As Ltnjle's best friend, Russeli saw no from becoming involved in popular suspicion if not m fact, 3o Russell took what seemed to the only open course. He demoted detective Chief Stese, assigned him to in outlying station, and then an- nounced his own retirement. In taking this action Russell admitted no guilt. He blamed his troubles on "snooping reformers" and "the Impossible prohibition law." With Russetl's passing came one of the biggest "shakeups" the police department had experienced in many jears John "Iron Man" Alcock. look the position of higli command acting commissioner. In one or- der he removed 700 plain clothes men from the detective oureau staff, took them out of their yellow squad cars, dressed them tn uniforms and sent them out to walk beats. tin Police Drinking A dozen police captains were tlwvsferredt sent to new districts they might not be tempted by (W friendships to vrmk at speak- wiies, gambling houses and vice re- Alcoclt announced a tightening of disciplinary measures Drunken po- ficemen would be suspended. Rec- ords would be kept, lazy policemen PMished. Crooked politicians were warned against interceding in be- Of gunmen, a practise which had impaired police efficiency for years. Aleock began walking through po- lice districts Incognito, making notes on. conditions and taking them direct to the captains in charge. have no working hours." Mid the "Iron Man "They must in touch with their districts at times Even the traffic patrol felt the new iiMlpline. Traffic policemen faced for swearing at motorists. Aleock went further. He recog- "the general impression of the public" that an alliance existed be- tween "policemen, racketeers and (wasters Station commanders ordered to suivey their terri- tories and submit in writing "any ftopicion or knowledge you may nvt" regarding1 such alliance Meanwhile a fund of S55.COO sub- by the Tribune, the Herald- w and The Evening Post is to reward policeman or civil- for information leading to the conviction of "Jake" Lm- Iws slayer, The next dispatch in this series dsal with the charges and Insinuations that racketeering is among Chicago police Are You Bothered With Ants? Ant Killer Will Rid Your of Ants in 24 Hours ho" thick the ants are jjn. pantry, tee box or TERRO Ant Killer will them out In 24 hours or Jess, ou Pwltlvn, money-baclt O today. TBRRO. tt name for a botlle. post- CHEincAI, CO. ALL RECORDS STAYS UP 36 HOURS IBir tlmleit RACINE, Wis., July years oW Jimmie Clejnons was the hero of his neighborhooa to- day and in the minds of his young companions took rank with flag- pole Kelley and the, Hunter crs of endurance fame. Jimmie was recognized as Ra- cine's champion tree sitter Wed- nesday night, when he descended from tt tree in which he hud been sitting for 36 hours and 10 min- utes. He came down at CDT, took a bath and rettred Immedi- ately, "just like the Hunters." His total cash awards amount- ed to but better than We money. Jimmie thought, was a full blooded Mexican Splta which an admiring neighbor gave him. ASSAILANTS CARRY WOUNDED PATROLMAN TO HOSPITAL, REE tBy Lulled rttss BOSTON, July Owen Donovan of the Brighton po- lice station, father of seven children, was probably wounded dur- ing a battle with three suspected burglars in Union Square, Brighton" early Thursday when one of the men Khot him in the back. The officer's name was placed on the danger list at St. Elizabeth's hos- pital. Though fallen to the sidewalk, Donovan fired six shots at the men as they fled in an automobile. Take Victims to Hospital Later, a man who said he was Jo- seph C. Smith staggered into City hospital suffering from a bullet wound In the chest. It was believsd he was one of those who attached Donovan, Smith was brought to the hospital in a taxicab in which two other men were riding. One of them, who said he Tvas Georgp GouJd. 33. of Rox- bury. was captured. The third escap- ed. MONEY SUBSCRIBED FOR CONCERTS IN MT, PULASK1 PARK MX. cash baa been subscribed by merchants and citizens to Insure a series of 10 weekly band concerts during the summer months. The band is com- posed entirely of local musicians un- der the direction of Wilbur Roos. The three concerts already given by them have been well received and have attracted large crowds. Con- certs are set for Wednesday evenings in the city park, weather permitting. The home of Miss Margaret Geyer, living southeast of the city, was the scene of a pleasant picnic party on July 4, A fried chicken dinner serv- ed on the lawn of the Geyer home was enjoyed by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wells, Miss Katie Keil, Mrs. Minnie Rogers, Mrs. Matilda Weidenbacher, Mrs, Anna Cryan, Mrs. Tena Wood, Wilbur Horn and Herman Geyer. Miss VJola Drobisch and Miss Lu- cile Stockton, telephone operators, are taking a two weeks' vacation. Miss Drobisch plans on spending the greater part of, the vacation in Spring- field visiting Mrs. Louise Heckler, Mr and Mrs. Pete Alleghany and Mr, and Mrs. Frank Carver. Mrs. Alfred Maiey, son Joseph daughter Maxine, Englewood, Cal., arrived Thursday for a month's visit with her mother, Mrs. Amelia Englehardt, who plans to return to California with her daughter, Mr. and Morton Leonard and children passed the weekend in Fco- ria with her sister, Mrs John Gingry Clinton Methodists to Have Picnic Thursday CLINTON annual Methodist Sunday school picnic will be held at Weldon Springs Thursday afternoon. Supper will be served at 6 o'clock. Games, races, and baseball are ar- ranged for the afternoon. Henry Lampe, assessor for Harp township, has turned his report Into the county clerk's office. The report shows that Harp township's total as- sessment for personal property next year is The Katie Kfrkpatrick farm of 31 acres near Deland has been sold to Mrs. Ada Stzer of Mansfield for the consideration of per acre. The has a fair set of buildings, but the land is rolling with a ditch cut- ting it badly. Mrs Slzer bought for an investment, Richard Zahn, conductor on the Illinois Central, had the end of the middle finger on his left hand cut off Wednesday in the north yards, while he was coupling a caboose, Charles Davenport, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Davenport, of near Clin- ton, who recently joined the ma- rines, is now stationed at the ma- rine barracks, Parris Islands. S. C. Central Illinois Deaths WILLIAM NEEDRAM MONT Needham, 87, died at the home of a daughter In Kansas Monday. The body was ship- ped to Montrose for burial, services were held at Montrose Thursday af- ternoon with burial in the Faunce cemetery. Mr. Needham was a for- mer resident of Montrose. JOHN W. SOWEBS Funeral services for John W. Sower? were held at the Cilti Lutheran rhurch Wednesday sf- ternoon with burial In thp church cemetery. Mr. SOIVPI? was years oltl and had lived most all of his life in Jas- per county. He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ike Mitchell Tues- day morning after several weeks' 111- Vesuvius Sends Lava By Vntttrt NAPLES, J-oly number of inhabited centers on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius were feared endan- gered today as backed-un lava over- flowed the craters and jnoved to- ward "hell valley" The new tendency in the regular spring activity of the volcano, which began Monday, probably will leaJ to a lava flow down the soul tie a stern slope of the mountain, where numer- ous families dwell. A new eruptive mouth Wednesday as the volcano Its activity. SKIN ITCHING ENDS whrn soot bin fr Zcmo Is used: Right from the first touch, anti- j septic, healing Zemo takes the itch- ing mlseiy out of mosquito bltet, rashes, and many other skin afflic- tions Try it aho for itching, peeling Bathers and other outdoor folks thank cooling Zemo for relief from sunburn. Douse it on Ivy- poisoninp and dandruff fade when cafe, antiseptic Zemo is ap- plied. It instantly eases ra7or-smart. Always have Zemo ncaiby wherever you go. Anv druggist SSc. 60c, Sl.OO, Lucas 7. G. Outside Paint, gal Decatar'i Favorite Department Store For Thrifty People The Greatest Single Purchase of High-Type Wallpaper Ever Offered In Central Illinois Rolls of Century Mills WALLPAPER The ENTIRE 1930 SURPLUS MILL STOCK At Less Than the Cost of Making Century Wallpaper Mills, Decatur, finish- ed 1930 production with rolls of high- grade papers on hand. represented a surplus over actual demands. Naturallj-, they readily sold It to Gebhart's when a cash price was bid for the entire lot Oebhart'9 In turn are offering It to their customers at prices unheard of for high-grade papers. real estate men anyone who contemplates papering anytime this year will save i and more on wallpaper by buying during1 this gale. Come and Buy Beautiful Wallpapers Now At Prices Seldom Before Quoted In Decatur! Rooms Complete tor all rooms. Enough paper for a room 12x14 ft Rooms Complete halt dozen choice patterns. Complete 12 room for just Rooms Complete rti s tic creations for'all rooms. 12x14 room lot for Rooms Complete beautiful pat- terns for all rooms. 12x11 room, Complete Rooms 1930 WALLPAPER Sidewall Ceiling Border Up to 15c 1930 Paper Roll nrw de- tciicni tor all Up to !5c fnfo, 5c. Up to 20c Wallpaper Roll Harmonious all-overs. Values to 30c, roll Sr. Up to 30c Wallpaper 12c room, dining room and hall effects. Rich colorings, 1'c. Up to 7Sc 30-in Paper I5c papers in plas- tic effects. New all- Boll ISc. m neatt. He two eons, D. E. it Marshall, and C. M. of Wheeler, two daughters, Mrs. Ike Mitel-ell and Mrs, Lon Brown of near Wheeler, a num- ber of grand and great-grandchil- dren. MRS. W. C. MURPHY W. C, Murphy died at her home in North Mud- dy Tuesday morning after short ill- noss. She was 63 years old and was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mra, W, C. McCoy, pioneer settlers of Jas- per county. She leaves besides her husband two brothers and two sis- ters. Funeral services were held at the home Wednesday afternoon ivlt't burial in the Kedroa cemetery. NAME HIGH SCHOOL STAFFJNMT. ZION MT, Mt ZlOft Hlgb school faculty has been hired for the coming year, Mr. Mlchelman, principal, Mtse Gladys Duertngtr, history, Misa Eveline English will remain, this being tbelr third year. Miss Capitols flail of Muncie, commercial; Howard Sims of Charleston, HI., coach, Ihe last two teachers, are new. Mrs. I. E, Six lell down atiiri, breaking tocr ankk', She la i Ing very well Mrs, John Karch fell a chair breaking her right Both bonw were broken. Ernest Vest who been ouely 111 the put four to Im- proving. Luther Martin wlia hu 111 the past 2 months t-i able to Rtt up a abort time, Harold Karl, son of Mr, and Mrs. William Karl accidentally discharg- ed 4 Khot gun through bis hand. The Injury la painful but not serious. 'Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Edwards of Chicago visited Edwards' aunt, Mrs. Cindy Waits Saturday. When President Rootevelt took his first ride in an automobile In 3902, kl Hartford, Coon., berw-dnwn hide followed to In caM of emergency. A novel hotiMv ihaped a circus tent and mtpended Mt fterUl mart, iMtnt to Untied Stated at a etmt of about 666 a HMdadM IB tt. day. Mid cfciehi Malaria la 666 abo in TibfeU Only a few- days left! OUT OF BUSINESS HURRY! HURRY! HURRY! Just a few short days left and Kibler's will be gone. Every SUIT, TOPCOAT and OVERCOAT must go. Merchandise formerly priced at and is all included at one low price. CHOICE OF THE HOUSE 99 ALL ONE LOW PRICE All Wool Suits AH are estandard Kibler garments and are selling below cost. Come your yourself sales are fi- nal. This is the greatest bargain D ecatur has ever known. TROUSERS RAINCOATS 200 Pair Pants A Value, to Rain 244 North Water Street National Bank Building   

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