Kokomo Tribune, June 14, 1919

Kokomo Tribune

June 14, 1919

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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - June 14, 1919, Kokomo, Indiana MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE KOKOMO DAILY TRIBUNE PAID CIRCULATION VOL 242 FOUR O CLOCK EDITION KOKOMO IND SATURDAY JUNE FOURTEEN PAGES CENTS con HILL REVISING M PEACETERM5 Expect to Complete Work To night Take Up Austrian Treaty Monday HOLDS IMPORTANT MEETtVG AT THE FRIDAY EVENTXG Make Plans For Meet Annual Matter of Rural Work OIVE GERMANS TWO DAYS To the Small Powers Are Making Some Protests Pariu June the Associated council of five continued the work nC editing the revised treaty thlc morning nt the same time enabling Maklnn Japanese o acrjualnt with tin iixumrnt is near ly compiled and It Is believed tlic LrtHly to the revision commit tee lat tMilKht It MI Id that It will foe pnnfo and ready for delivery to the Germans Monday or Tuesday It In tle present Plun of the council to fnrw confederation of the Aus Monday Representative of Turkey will be received Tuesday If no other developments arise President Wilson prohnnly will mak his trip to Brussels between Wcdnes day anJ the expiration of the German time limit Homo modifications were made b the council yesterday In tho labo covenant In the peace treaty The existing labor situation In varl lous countries coupled with clever German tactics had resulted In this part of the treaty becoming one of th principal points of attack In the count er proposals The situation anuscd lengthy discussion which resulted in certain modification In the conven tion The allied reply to the German pro posals It developed today will lay particular stress upon the character of tht permanent com mission It will be explained to the Germans that thli commission is not a tyrannical body but that It will admin ister Its duties In a spirit of fairness and helpfulness so as to facilitate Germanys economic reconstruction It Is learned that the short time limit given Germany for a reply Is largely due to the Germans themselves They are understood to have said they would not require more than five days to reach a decision Friday nights dispatches said only two days would be given for the answer with three days of grace before the armis tice was suspended In the event of a I Discussion of plans for Increasing the number of sustaining memben those who contribute substantially to the support of the the matter of expanding the work of the association as to Include the rural diirtricu was the principal tasks of the senice committee of the Y M C A which held an Important meet Ins Friday night C O St John secretary of the local association explained that the Y M C A needed about annually to make up the difference between the operating expenses and the annual In come and it la to make up this deficit that the association desires the addi tion of Borne sustaining members Conrad Wolf chairman of the com mittee was Instructed to appoint a special committee of three men to take charge of this work of meeting the annual deficit Another proposition which was un ilincuHsion at this meeting was that of extending the work of the Y M C A in to rural districts and It is likely SluRMDAMAGE 1ST OF CITY OUITC HEAVY Districts In Monroe Honey Creek and Harrison Hit Hardest HAIL WIND AND LIGHTNING All Took a Hand In Some Neigh Storm Stories that some definite action will be taken on thin matter at a latter date It is pointed out that rural activities of the Y M C A are coming more into prominence since the close of the war and that this is a new and fruitful leld for this sort of work Only one county In the state is doing this sort of work at present so it is believed that Howard stands a good chance of being among the state leaders in this field of endeavor It has developed that the damage done by Thursday afternoons storm in Western Howard was much more ex tensive than early reports Indicated The Clovcrdaia neighborhood in the western part of Monroe township was not the only one that suffered from QUESTIONING k NEGRO Df EFFOKT TO LEARX OF KILL ING AT FT WATXE Mao Held In Monde Jail on of Killing at Economy Sus pected of Other Crime Muncle June depart ment officials of Port Wayne and Muncie today were endeavoring to es certain from William Anderson negro held in jail her charged with slaying Clyde Benadum a druggist whether he knows anythingabout the killing of Fred Hollie near Fort Wayne on the night of Hay 30 last Fort Wayne po lice officers were here with Miss Ber nardine W Woenker of that city who was with Hollie in an automobile the night they were held up and Hollie robbed and shot three times and Miss Woenker attacked Anderson Is said to answer the des cription of the bandit given by Miss Woenker Anderson la quoted by Muncic detec ives as having said during their ques ioning of him about the Benadum TRACTION WRECK SOUTH OF CARMEL A SERIOUFAIR Costs One Life and Many Pas sengers Are Severely Injured A CONFLICT IN THE ORDERS BYRUN URGING CLUM FARMERS ARE ENTITLED TO DE os HIGHWAYS Submits Letter From Fred Sims of the State Tax Board Showing That Law Is With Him Is Claimed By Conductors of the Two Cars That Were In the Crash murder that Benadum is not the first mm I have killed nor the le denieJ the Fort Wayne crime in irevious examination Wounds received by Anderson In a evolver fight preceding his arrest at hail A considerable district east and Keoiomy with Wayne county officials Noblesville June the TELEGRAPHERS SAY BUSINESS IS PILING UP On Western Union Because Rail road Operators Refuse to Handle Messages COMPANV OFFICIALS INSIST CBUt Of German refusal While reports from Germany on the prospects of Germanys signing the treaty are lacking in clarity it is known that the council is acting on the belief that there is no general feel ing on the part of the masses against German acceptance of the terms An air of optimism pervades the council in this The indisposition of the council of four to submit the revised German treaty to a plenary session of the con ference before sending it to the Ger mans 1 causing another protest from the small powers which resent steam roller methods This may force the calling of another plenary session which would cause further delay The small powersare dissatisfied with as surances that the changes made In the treaty are slight and many of the dele gates are Insisting on opportunity to consider the treaty fully before it is presented to toe enemy peace mission Paris Friday the As sociated proposal that the five great powers undertake to guar antee the territorial limits of liberat ed states n eastern Kuropc us estab lished by the peace treaty in return for the acceptance by the Sutler of Stipulations protecting rights f racial language and religious minori ties has it Is understood been submit ted to the Interested states by the council of four The guarantee would be Independent of General provisos fur the maintenance of the territorial status quo in article ten of the coven ant of the League of Nations and pro vide the definite security which som European skeptics do not expect from the workings of the league The proposal contemplates the ne gotiation of a scries of independent convention containing guarantees with each of the smaller states ranking with treaties covering the protection of minorities In the case of Poland this matter is provided for in article ninety three of the German treaty and similar articles are contemplated for insertion la the Austrian and Hungarian treaty on behalf of Eastern Europe states The Poirti provis slipped without objection when the outltlne of the German treaty was read and ap proved and was unchanged at the plenary session of the ference on the eve of the presentation the treaty Representatives of in terested states however were prepared when the Austrian treaty came before the plenary session and objected Strenuously to corresponding clauses convention Electrical Workers Strike Chicago June of the na tionwide strike of commercial teleg raphers declared today that reports had been received showing that heavy riles of Western Union telegrams were piled up at relay points because of the refusal of the railroad telegraphers to handle commercial business llallroad telegraphers were instruct ed by the Order of Hallway Telegra phers to discontinue handling commer cial business after six a m today as a means of aiding commercial telegra phers in their strike for the right of collective bargaining and wage adjust After officials of the Western Union Telegraph company had declared the railroad operators were not following the order and that business was nor mal S J Konenkamp international president of the telegraphers said not a commercial message had moved on the Missouri Pacilic lines that defi nite reports showed hundreds of towns in Iowa Illinois and other nearby states are without telegraph service and that all outlying districts would be likewise affected by night The Western Union has estimated that each of the railroad stations handles five messages a he said Taking their own figures which are extremely low there are me sages say that cannot be constitutes more than a third of th Western Unions business based figures in the annual Whlie minimizing the latest news i tho strike officers of the Association o south of West Middleton in Harrison township received a hard pelting with the result that several fields of whea were practically ruined and manj fields of corn damaged There are a few farmers in the west ern part of the county who feel the elements have a particular spite at them this being the third year in suc cession in which their crop of growing corn has been practically ruined In 1917 their farms were in the path of the great hall storm that left a belt of destruction in Carroll Clinton How ard Tipton Hamilton and Madison counties In 1918 their corn was caught by the killing frost that came on the night of June 21 This year they are again victims of hail Three years in succession for such disasters these farmers say is quite enough to dis courage them They are beginning to wonder whether they are in a belt that has been singled out for crop destruc tion People of the West Middleton neigh borhood say that for violence of wind and heaviness of rainfall the storm of Thursday afternoon has not been ex ceeded in that neighborhood within the memory of the oldest Inhabitant They state that scarcely a farm In that lo cality escaped damage from wind wa ter or lightning One of the heavy los ers was Ira Hicks who lives on the old Pogue Pltier farm Two of his work horses were killed by lightning Inthelrpawrure He had no insurance on the animals Another heavy loser In Harrison township was George Taylor whose silo was blown down and who lost a number of valuable orchard trees A hay loader belonging to Mr Taylor was out In the meadow The wind caught arc not regnrded as fatal by the at tending physician Washingtons Governor Dead Seattle June Lister of Washington died here today He had been ill for sev eral months ANOTHERPLANE STARTS A FLIGHT Capt Alcock and Lieut Brown Leave St Johns In Vickers Vimy Biplane BOTH VETERAN AVIATORS Who Did Good Service In War Until Taken Prisoners By the Germans It with n fierce sideswipe and literally tore it to pieces Mr Taylor said that when he found the machine the wood was splintered Into kindling and the Iron twisted and bent into a bunch of Junk There was not a part of the ma chine but what was beyond the possi bility of repair One of the most interesting stories of the storm concerns William Thatcher of Harrison township He was engaged In rolling corn ground and the storm caught him before he had time to un hitch tied his team to a nlre being Included This objection in has that been one of the principal causes for the postponement of the presentation of the entire treaty to the the clauses in ques tion being eliminated from the first installment of the pact Small states are as yet unwilling to accept the clauses even when coupled with guar antees of territorial integrity Western Union Employes today wire EJ Manlon president of the Order o Railway Telegraphers to reconside the instructions railroad opera tors The telegram said that as th Western Union operators are not o strike the action has placed the rail road telegraphers union on record a opposing the Western Union workers Strike leaders claimed that mor than workers are out that pick ets were inducing telephone girl throughout the country to join th strike called for Monday by the Inter national Brotherhood of Electrica Workers and that the result of the referendum being taken by the brokers division of the telegraphers union would be known probably by nex Tuesday M0 Oat Louisville June of the two telephone companies in Louis ville today were informed that 400 op erators and 400 electrical workers would strike next Monday in the pro posed nationwide strike called by the international Brotherhood of Electrical The decision to strike was made at a meeting last night when speakers voiced grievances against Postmaster General Burleson whose removal was demanded and whose wire control poli cies were called unjust and unsympa thetic Ear Dr A B Darling removed a bean from the ear of Emma J Leavitt laughter of Mr and Mrs Otto Leavitt Purdnm Mreet Friday Mvonse b GnaMd James Jefferson was granted a divorce Friday afternoon in the circuit court from Erma Jefferson The plaintiff was represented by Judge W C Purdum fence so the story goes and sought shelter for himself at a nearby farm house He had been In the dry only a minute or two when he glanced to ward his team to see how It was get ting along The rnln was coming down so heavily that he could scarcely see the animals although they were only a few rods away The wind was blow Ing terrifically and lightning was striking around almost momentarily Following a particularly heavy crash Mr Thatcher his horses rear and Jump upon the wire fence He ran to them and found them both with their fore quarters over the fence plunging and kicking in a frantic effort to free themselves In an attempt to release them Mr Thatcher tried to press down the wire fence but when he touched it he received an electric shock that all but knocked him down He managed however finally to get the horses By that time he said the roller which was in a low place was under water The wind was high down in the St Johns N June Vick ersVimy biplane started on Its trans Atlantic flight at oclock this af ternoon Greenwich time The VickersVlmy machine carried two men Captain Jack Alcock a Brit isher as pilot and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown an American as navi eastern part of Honey Creek township T B Lindley trustee of that town ship who resides two miles east of Russiaville reports that all rail fenc ing was blown down on several farms In that neighborhood that much dam age was done to orchards and that many farmers lost dozens of young chickens The storm came up so sud denly and the rainfall was so heavy that the young fowls were drowned be fore they could get to shelter The elec trical disturbance he says was se vere but there was not much damage from hail The windpump on the farm of Sheriff Ora Butler southeast of Russiaville was blown to pieces by th storm In Monroe Honey Creek and Harri ion townships wheat was blown dow adly and at first the farmers fearei t would not straighten up It is right tig Itself rapidly however and the los rom that cause will be comparativel small The permanent damage ti wheat was limited to those farms tha were visited by hail The VickersVlmy machine which started on a transAtlantic night to day has ii wing spread of only sixty seven lect ana is equipped with two 3uOhorsepowcr motors tuid to be capable of developing a speed of luO miles an hour The capac ity of the gasoline tanks was recently enlarged to Slfo gallons and the lubri cating oil tanks to flfty gallons which is believed sufficient to carry the plane miles under normal weather con ditions A wireless telegraphy set cap able of sending and receiving messages over comparatively long distances is part of the plans equipment Captain Jack Alcock the pilot was among the British pioneers in aviation He obtained his flying certificate in 1S12 and joined the Koyal Naval Air service immediately upon the outbreak of the war He acted as an instructor at first but was later sent to the Turkish front where he held the record for longdis tance bombing raidsHe was later captured by the Turks and held pris oner until the armistice was signed Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown navigator of the VickersVimy plane also is a veteran flyer having served first as an infantry officer and later in the British aviation service until an accident to the machine in which he was an observer late in 1915 forced a descent in German territory where be was wounded and taken prisoner Lieutenant Browns first notable ex second time in three weeks a wreck has occurred on the lines in Hamilton county of the Union Traction Comp any of Indiana a headon collision be tween two cars eight miles southeast of here last night resulting In the death of one person and the injury of eighteen others Officials today started investigations to determine the exact cause of the latest accident which according to available Information apparently was due to conflicting orders Gus CHnton conductor of the southbound car says he was ordered by a dispatcher at Tip ton to meet the northbound car at an interlocking switch couth of Carmel Earl Orr conductor of the northbound car says that he had an order to meet the other car at Noblesville Both are In n local hospital Jacob Castetter age forty employed by the Vonnegut Hardware company in Indianapolis but who lives in this city was crushed about the chest and thighs find died while being brought here While several others were hurt seriously physicians believe that all will recover Previously to the latest wreck a run away car jumped the track in the bus iness district of Noblesville on May 28 and smashed Into ten automobiles A boy who was in one of the machines was and twenty or more persons were hurl several seriously but none fatally The names of those injured last nisht follow Ralph Kane Noblesville member of the law firm of Matson Ross Kane Indianapolis both legs broken between the knees and thighs Gus Clinton Tipton head cut and injured internally Ossa Lancaster Carrocl bruised and cut in a number of places about the body not serious Mrs Susia Ogle 924 Sugar Grove av ence Indianapolis braised and cut about the face Raleigh Shields Carme cut about tha face i Austin and Ernest Bruson brothers cut about the legs and shoulders Miss Eslcy Furnas Carmel nose broken Luther Anthony Carme right shoulder broken and ankle dislocated Thomas T Butler Noblesville hip crushed Earl Orr Tipton cuts on chest and arms and suffering severely from the shock W H Byrum of Ervin township was before the board of tax review today in behalf of the movement to have farmers given a concession on their as sessments for that portion of their land which is occupied by highways In this connection he submitted a letter he had just received from Fred A Sims of the state tax board assur ing him that the law provides for such a deduction this being clearly set forth in Section 143 of the tax law in the following provision Provided further however that where the right of way of railroads or the lands occupied by highways have not been transferred by deed the full acreage of said land shall te assessed to the owner of such adjacent land LEGIONCHARe NOW SOUGHT BY LOCAL VETERANS Application For Charier From American Legion Forwarded to New York Saturday MEETING FRIDAY EVENING Was Attended By Fifty Howard County Service Weekly Meetings and a pro rata deduction given to the owner of the land in land assessment value for as much thereof as may be occupied as The foregoing provision was printed in the Tribune several weeks ago to gether with a statement from County Assessor Davies that such provision would be applied In assessing lands oc cupied by highways In this county Mr Byrum states that the township as sessors in some Instances at least fail ed to do this and that the county board of review has only begun to give farmers the deductions to which they are entitled on uch of their lands as are occupied by highways FIFTH EMFir SHELL IN GUN IS EXPLAINED Harris Nerve Twice Failed Him When the Weapon Was SelfAimed EYEWITNESSES TO DEATH Who Saw Suicide and WouldBe Murderer Fire Two Shots The fifth exploded shell in the cham ber of Frank Harris revolver weapon with which he ended his own life Friday morning and attempted to slny Mrs Viola Lane after she refused to procure a divorce and marry him was accounted for today Also the Charles Davis Carmel several bones isnot tne man flred while crossing the broken in both legs Ogle Noblesville age thirteen ankle severely sprained Mrs Alice Ogle Noblesville cut and bruised on both legs John Ogle Noblesville age ten bruised and cut In a number of places about the body and heel cut off Charles Myers Carmel face cut Miss Anna Perisho Carmel face cut Ossie Brunson Carmel leg badly bruised P C Cravens ZIonsville back se verely sprained It was said at the hospital that Mr Kane was injured internally as well asBenJ Pennsylvania tracks waa plausibly at least and to the satis faction of the police The officers today believe that Har ris bought the weapon Friday morning Application for a charter of tha American Legion tho nationwide org anization of veterans of the World War was forwarded Saturday morning to the national headquarters of the or ganization in New York City by Slg mund Trtalman secretary of the local post The application bears the of sixty former service men from How ard county and other information about the local post It is hoped that the charter will be In the hands of local secretary In Urns for next meeting of the organization which scheduled for Friday night Juno 20 About fifty of Howard countys for mer soldiers sailors and marines at tended the meeting last night which was held in the council chamber of city building The most Important mat ter in hand was the work of securing a charter which was discussed and secretary instructed to mako formal application to the proper officials For a time at least while the foun dation work of tha local organization is being completed meetings will held every Friday evening at the coun cil chamber starting promptly at seven thirty oclock During this period the post will en deavor to enlarge its membership so that it will include aa many as pos sible of the service men in How ard county although it is probable that other posts will be organized in dif ferent parts of the county as they nra needed In the meanwhile tho mem bership committee will get in touch with the soldiers Bailors and marines who saw service in the recent war and acquaint them with the aims and principles of the organization It Is also pointed out that the constitution and bylaws of the organisation will presented at the meeting next Friday for consideration and adoption Among the other brought before the meeting Friday night was that of a permanent memorial for world war veterans of the county and R E Clee was appointed to confer with the leaders of local G A R regarding this matter Robert Tudor O n Holt and P J Oattls ap pointed a committee to select member ship cards while Keith M Rule appointed to the membership commit tee The president was also instructed to appoint a combined finance and entertainment committee and the dues for the post were fixed at per year Q C Armstrong John Marshall and W R Harley were appointed a publicity committee One of the most striking of Friday nights meeting and one which typifies the unity of spirit with which the former service men are pro for the express purpose of ending the Jeeting this new organization was itirAo nt T appearance of the Howard county service league before the meeting of the Legion asking admission to the lives of both Mrs Lane and himself At the Lane residence where one of the bullets from his revolver struck the woman in the left wrist he did not know that his effort to end her life had failed according to the police and that when he fired the weapon on the railroad track In the presence of Frank Cain a car inspector he was trying to leaden missile into his own latter organization The Howard Claims Father b Cruel Peter George 14 year old boy who ppears two sizes younger was ap rehended at the carnival grounds iday night by the local police on in ormation from Muncie where It is aimed that he ran away from home boy is a bright youngster who seenis little perturbed over the situa on He seems confident that his ather will not trouble to send for He says that he is earning f 12 week with the carnival and that irough his stepmothers influence his ather beats him without cause and nee threw a knife at him cutting bis right foot ploit was in a plane in which he was acting as senior observer A shell set the machine afire feet above the German positions and while the pilot raced to reach the British lines Brown fought the flames to prevent ignition of the ammunition succeeding after nearly all his clothes had been burned off In another air cruise he helped to bring down an enemy Albatross and in November of the wars second year he set out in a squadron on a long dis tance reconnaissance from which his plane did not return The carburetor froze and when the pilot landed far within the German lines Brown un able to strap himself in because he was busy destroying papers of military im havlng both legs broken and that hi condition is regarded aa serious Mr Clinton also Is in a serious condition Both cars were running at probably thirty miles an hour when the collis ion occurred The southbound car was steel and in the charge of Gus Clinton conductor and E P Ross motorman both of Tipton The north bound car was a wooden structure and the steel car rammed into it to a depth of fifteen feet The sides of the wood en ror burst and dropped out along the side of the track Mr Castetter the one fatality thus far suffered a crushed right leg his chest was also mashed and there waa a long gash on his forehead Both he and Mr Kane were occupying the front seats in the smoking apartment of the wooden car They were driven back to the rear partition of the smoker a distance of ten feet Most of those in the other apartment of the wooden car were only slightly Injured As soon as the report of the wreck was received In this city all the am bulances and physicians in Noblesville were rushed to the scene and the in jured were hastily cared for and taken to the noblesville hospitalPhysicians from Carmel Westfleld Sheridan and Cicero were called here to assist In caring for the victims portance was catapulated into fuselage and had to be cut out the One thigh was dislocated and one leg bro ken and his lip cut After what he described as the kind est treatment in German hospitals the aviator was transferred to a prison camp eventually being Interned in Switzerland and returned to England n 1917 when he became a lecturer for the air ministry THE WEATHER Tax Board Getting Along The county board of tax review which has now been in session two weeks reports that It has made fairly satisfactory progress In equalizing as sessments in the out townships The board states that in practically all the townships except Taylor the Inequali ties have been found traceable in nearly every Instance to clerical er rors In Taylor township theboard says the inequalities are so numerous and so marked that a pretty general review of all assessments in the town ship wir be necessary Generally fair tonlgbt and Sunday Idule change la tempentsae to Cart M Tyner and Bernice Wilburn Howard Cook and Bernice Casey Ben D Martin and Flossie G Bone Paul James Cochran and Marie Trawley Joseph L aimnn and EuUs Hunter brain his nerve failing at the last moment so thnt he turned the muzzle aside The fifth shot was accounted for this morning by ttie flagman at the North Main streetrPennsylvanla crossing This man told the police that he had beer an eyewitness to the last act of the grim tragedy but too far away to interfere says that through the open window of Harris room over the Dwyer restaurant he saw Harris enter and fire two shots The flagman de clared that he distinctly saw two flashes from the revolver In the des perate mans hand The assumption in this instance as when he fired the shot on the railroad track that his nerve failed as he pulled the trigger he first time his mechanically de flecting he muzzle and that he had o steel himself before he sent the fatal bullet crashing Into his brain It transpired today that the victim was even elder than was suspected vesterday Through a daughter Mrs Wattle Turley of Farmland it was learned that her father was 63 years of age Mrs Lane was reported this aftcr oon to be getting along satisfactorily o complications being anticipated from the bullet wound in her wrist She is said to be suffering some from shock Hsrris body still lies at the Rich undertaking establishment but the rel atives have arranged to ship the re main to Crescent Hill which was formerly the mans home and where others of his immediate family are interred Search of the mans disclosed that he had been a member In good standing of the Woodman order for a number of years Wheat Maturing Rapidly A number of farmers who were in ECokomo today were asked their opin ion as to when wheat cutting would begin In Howard county Practically all said that if the weather continues as at present there will be some wheat cut In the county the last week in June but that the greater part of the crop would not be ready for the reaper before the first week in July County Service League was formed some time ago under the auspices of the Kokomo Y M C A as a social organization for returned service men and its officers recognizing the broad er scope of the nation wide organiza tion as well as the fact that the in terests of the two were In no way flicting decided to get behind American Legion both individually and us an organization Following are the members of the Kokomo Post of the American Legion Henry H Aikens Allen T Slocutn Horace L Whiltse Buell Schrader Donald J Culbertson Charles B Mont gomery Robert E Clee William A Batey Earl Confer Walter Henry Unversaw John Fredrick Meinzer Harry Calvin Newlln W R Harley Elmer Stettler Neil SIcEwan G H Westervett Clarence V Goyer Wil liam I Scott Chester Reynolds Oaf A McMahan 8 Crawford Hawn Clyde C Smith Russell R Cory Slg mond Thalman George D Marshall Olin R Holt George B Weber Lacey Hulllnger Edward Coxen Joseph Clark Willard Elzwerth Paul Miller Tedford Havens Hollace E Mayfleld D Lawrence Bock R E Cramer R L Tudor G C Armstrong J W Hoi man K M Rule Oren P Hunter John Orvel Pumphrey Paul James Gattls Charles Rock V M Hol lopeter W L Albright B E Uv inghouse Charles Schleeter Frank A Stromquist Harve Vantaw William C Mason Leo Wesoloskl Harry Nor ton Rex Garrltson O M Johnson John E Chancellor Gladstone Brand Ralph Lockwood Jomes E Patten Mark Brown It Is hoped that all of these men may be Included In the list of charter members although there Is some doubt in the minds of the local as to a probable limit which the na tional organization has set upon number of men who can be considered charter members of any post At present maturing rapidly Wife Says Spouse Beat Her Pllllgrena Napolana is spending to days heated term in the county jail as the direct result of an affidavit sworn to by his wife Mary which charges that Pill did beat and her in a rude and angry manner It Pilligrena cant furnish bond he will to remain in Jail until Judge Wills can try the assault and battery charge against him Pilligrena was arrested Friday night by the local oollce ;