Logansport Press, May 26, 1931

Logansport Press

May 26, 1931

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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 theRapidan but its nothing to brajr about nowadays invitations are 4ueHtcd to attend a wake1 in honor of Mr Mellons late lamented Dont bring fishing tackle y oti r departments list Yours Sir fJoss Next scene on the Rapi dan Mr Postmaster Genj how must it cost to run your racket 838 million Mr Presi dent Mr Hoover Thats with strict econ omy and getting all the con gressmens free mail to the voters en time Mr Hoover Yeah Well you lop off the 38 million We got to get Andy outof the red bv November 32 VOL 10 NO 293 Always in the Lead LOGANSPORT INDIANA TUESDAY MAY 26 1931 Subscription Ky man t 500a year ouisidc 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 lMnwhi JJM plainiiflV set some another de Jiuht hetwcon town s To Mandate Gron ingcr To Sign Request For Slate Aid Suit to inundate JUcd Gnmm for lo sign a petition ior stuff iid for the Gulvoston school unit was filed in circuit court ynritor day by the town school board Gepharl 1 K Cornell and Paul GaiTion Tiif supvrinlendfnt lias refused to give his approval to the units rociuest which the uui would britu in The situation is wiopruenl in hc township and township people largely asking that tho Cialvesion and Lincoln schools be placed upder VHH head the township Lustto in rharKc while reidenU of CilvHlon le nirc to operate Itieir school Tcaclicts Ijiid Gal vest ons school unit has beti ii the red for several years and is not in posi ion ti borrow nJii y is said ihat teachers nut pLiUl tOihe ltsi three of the semester just clo ed lvne present mode of operation is too costly 10 hoth tlutown ship which must maintain tin Lincoln school and lo Calvoston which bankrupt as fur HH the school town is con ceriHHl according to Mr Cronin It is his contention that the two schools should be united anrt he said if such were thecase IK would the high school at lalveston ami o pi1 nil ion of Ihe Lincoln school a grade nd junior high ft has been run us a separate hirjth schnol and its cost has been the highest per capitH of any in te iount Rot urn daU on the suit was d at Friday o this week but action is expected a that lime The coiniilaini was itirnod over to K T Killis county at torney for study and to prepare tiio defensf for battle of DIES SUDDENLY AT SANITAR1 Valparaiso and May 25 AP The state moved swiftly today toward the close of its murder case agaimst Virgil Kirkland for the death of 18yearold 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 ecution 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 lervt by attorneys for the cle ienc who argued for three and onehalf hours today leav ing only Attorney Ronald Olclham 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 20year old Gary youth alternately leaned ward and relaxed as the words went on Hleiids Her HepuUilion After Floyd Vance assistant founiy prosecutor had act forth llio law on the six charsos 10 be iven the jury attorney lOdmuncl Freund of Valparaiso made a dramatic plea for Miss Braves reputation nfeiuse Attorney Oscar Thiel assailed much of Mrs Hernice hl sers testimony saying thtit she did not tell her husband of see ing Arlenes body in the cut the of the party nor attempt to help her Mrs iMsor sitting be side lier husband wept Test iinnnv Thicl also attacked the testi mony of Ilenry 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 ArJene liaves at that liquor party by the other men and by tlio jealous wivc of those UKMI and they are trying to put all the blame on Kirkland New Albany Has Fatal Mishaps 4 GOO Illinois Prisoners Fire Buildings Vaoidaiia 111 May 25 A again reigned to day within the stale priscvn farm here where six hundred rioting convicts spread ter ror Sunday night Four dor mitories were destroyed tire and lh Uiuhen Vlvop wero damaeed Gun shot Miiitiv four durinp iiu m wore described by physirhins slight Tiiroe wore after they had rr foot foiut1 in a br A fourth prisoner i Iray shut Sc No IuctluM C A supeiinl ndenl of iW fiirm and Iol Frank slate ol 2 Xow Albany Ind May 25 JP Automobile accidents two lives horo today Frances Mooro 10 died half in hour after she was struck by in automobile us she ran across n scrooi Miss Mara Loo Kohisnn died at a hospital from injuries suffered earlier in theday witen an automobile in whieh she was ridinir struck a tree hoi U for nlitny was Heart Attack Widely Local Woman Speeding from to Buffalo this sevencoach fiveton rock which had fallen on the in a landslide tilled but the passengers were uninjured Pennsylvania espiress craslved into a The engineer L H Hillffrove 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 ol1 one pint of liquor fs this another of those onepint cases asked Judge 1ialsted 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 niuht by drinkingpoison City hospital alUiches said his con dition was not serious THE WEATHER TlKSDAY MAY li Only Two Fatalities Automobile This Year p oelf J There inlHMcs jir in Inquest Into the deah Satur of Mrs Anna Wurd of in m automobile aeei nf Itrrc on cad U I will start nig el in i lio north courlroom have been only i wo fa duo to automobiles ibis he county Last year i hero were eight and tluyear be fore eighteen Most happen dur ing the sumiiu jirn all lo come Investigations into year now total 21 normal There have been throe thus far this month necessitating investigations by the coroner Thev were Henry Geppingcr heart attack May 1 John Gep piuger May 1 I paralysis death of Mrs Ward Tho Geppingeiy were bi rt her I1 air some w h a i warmer Tuesday Wed nesday increas ing cloudiness o M o w e d by showers a n d cooler yal Centre Bureau Department of Aprkullnre Mrs Mary E BradHcId wife of Attorney Thomas G Brad field of this city died at the Ansou rest home in Tuscon Ariz Sunday morning at 5 oclock following a second heart attack withiii a Few hours She had been confined to the home since last November A message was received late Sal urday by Mr Brad field that his wife had been stickeu but be fore ho and his son Thomas Jr could arrange details for trans portation to Tucson word of Mrs Urticlfields death arrived AVns Improving Mrs radii eld according ports from the home had been improving and had gained several pounds duringher 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 Schneefoerber 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 2r Two Sisters Two Brothers B Noble 17yearold Besides the husband she is SurI HarerhilV school Iruy 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 lildmuncl Hucher Chicago The remains were shipped Tucson vesterday morning piisoners believid iherv be no further trouble Only sixteen highway nuirol 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 atbempting to escape one dormitory was iinid and a strong wind carried the lames to ihe others The prisonerjeered and hooted the guards fought wiib stones pkres of roal ind sticks Superintendent Metzger vainly remonstrated with them and or dered them backfrom 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 PENNSYKILL Third Diyision 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 Temperntiiro Maximum 02 Minimum 17 miles 3S lilish Brown 52 Pennsy con who left bogansporf yes iorninA at fi oclock j on brain No was instantly j killed at Vowcastle yesterday afternoon when Hie fell beneath j Hhe 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 Doganspovt and Is well known among at ihftrd labor for Ihe slaying of Mrs Clara E Jis wealby H a verb ill He pleaded guilty to a of murder in iha second Theentire 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 AltacktNl 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 sciousness several days la Lor Investigation failed to revea a clue until Uho authoritif od tJhat in high j Bedford jto sell a the dead Washington May 25 oral tax remedies drew lire roclay from senate Republican Inde pendents and Democrats Senutor Borah Republican Idaho saw in speech a move extending tJhe income the lower in Uliis to on the same princiiple as the lowering of wages Senator Couxeus 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 Kevision 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 accumulatecl deficit for the government would reach by llie 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 snce 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 Garretsou 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 Oth er Than Robbery New York May 25 Bronx county grand jury late today indicted Harry Stein and Samuel Greenberg alias Grcen h a user exconvicts for the strangiekilling of Vivian Gord on The womans body was found in a Van Cortlandt Park ihicket Feb 26 Policp were still casting about for a motive for the crime other than robbery which they are in clined to believe was incidental The indictments followed up the appea ranre before the of Harry SchliUen New who police said be drove ihe death Sacchini Admits He Another Car Here Robert Sacchini 16 cap tured with a autcwno bile Saturday near Ply mouth pleaded guilty to a of vehiclr lakirc in Cass ircuit court yesterday ludtiiJohn H Smith who 1 before Iliad trcaiftd the youth leniency when lie was brought in for similar of fenses sent need SuccJiiini 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 Stolr Siicchini a canbelong in ir to Chirlos Ixronim Hock Held and lifteen minutes after tho polioe hero received lh re port the you was reported lu custody at iMymouth The aiTPrs1 was made by Wil liam HiKldlestnn Winima state policeman who chased Sacchini inn miles jot a tire off thft 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 nrinp one shot air Huddle on was in rmin tonay ready in toflTify if nec essary but Sacchini expressed desire u plead pruilty and he sentence Took Andt her Car Later fVf 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 Ridenomr whe and Turn to Page 3 chased olumn 2 on ju ry ark c confossed car and who Greenberg as named Stein the slayers It was necessary LO raise the roof of the electric light plant for iastallation 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 Kettiman 1he Snii Selection today for Pantages man and charges learn Noble MII honor jnipil school and teacher in a tsiurch had attempted wrisl watch owned by woman Bandits Their Say He Was Accomplice Car Leaves Road local enuployes Seeks 19 To Extend Line India napolis May Daniel A GillespU of Logans port today filed apetition 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 inAccident CUv Tnd May i Hammond hid May35 John Snhn K of OaJc Iarlc I 111 uul nun Georse 40 Whiting were killed and seven were in jured tomlil when u ChjwigoHmmnondstreet car collided with the j trailer of a truck I The seriously Jujurecl ntve Toun StJst Frank Connors ami Mrs all of Chicago nnd passengers on ihe Direct car two trailers all empty was being driven jndianapolis and is the Gent rn I Storage Anna Iolacld t ruck Hoy rorripi of son S of a Milwaukee Atfor fatally injured in an nulomoblle nccidenC on Dunes Highway nonr here today and colUson in the Direct cur on uUce le Svcvert He to void an automobile Tintrail or wheels be stud I nick tracks then suddenly swcivurl into the path of Uie strcot the other truck Klwood Tnd May 25 William Short I13 wns 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 Iontiac Mich May Jo Gerald P Grandon ieilr atUhe iontiac Cotninorcial and Savings bank was airested 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 impncat ing Grandon The teller Morgan saidprovided 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 AVhiimeyer and Harvey Barnes aud another There were two democrats amf two llepnb 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 reprej Turn to Page 3 Column 2 hotel lesred jro Gal May 25 of a jury was begun the nia of Alexander niuitimillionaire show three codefendants on f conspiracy to violate court law through riiLs to a from an al Girl Market juvenile ing two youn party here Hoi lv wood Explosion Causas DeathofGirI 16 Prankfort Hid May 25 INS Verna Arayx 16 met a Slayer of Police Chief Electrocuted Co him bus O May 25 James Romeo who srhof and killed Charles N Rihlel GS for mer ehicf of at Canfon in a rohljery atCanton died lonight in the clectrie chair at Ohio peniientiary Get Ready to Start On New Rail Bridge liome at borrible death at her the edge of Mansbu ft village Henderson Ivy May vsi five miles west of here when it The tie or of the Missun Valley was turned into a flaming pillar j Bridge nul Iron company by the explosion of kerosenetoday with equipment i which she was pouring Appeals Include Howard Courthouse Case Indianapolis May 2i docket loaded with 322 cases fared the Indiana supreme court today when it held its reorgan ization meeting advancing Judge Clarence R Martin of Indianapo Hs to chief justice succeeding Judge David A Myers The cases incJuded SK on the rrpiiUir docket and 110 on the advanced docket The remainder of the L2 were 1J4 petitions to tvanHler appeals from thc appel late I it outstandin rase on the dorkU is the appeal of David C Slophenson former grand dragon of ihe Kti Klux Klan serving a life term for murrior has on file in addition to his ap peal a potiiion for H new trial The suit brought by J and ntlior Kokomo citiMns to halt fluconstruction 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 Kokonvo ind May 25 The isis Theatre here was the victim of a lone bandit who held up Charles Insssafuiie 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 iinpeacb 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 embez zlement of on a note gave a local broker which then c a s he d by Bancokentucky 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 halfhours Cass Gives Extra Work To Unemp The county spent of its road funds in providing labor during the winter for uhemploy ed Crawforclsville ind May25 iL was revealed yesterday by Lidgard county road su a i periniendent 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 ihe ation oC the force d sides of roads During ihe winter a tulai of 400 different men used Lidgard estimates the force at times being as high as 72 extra nven 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 ofextra men was part Fort Myers Fla May 25 7P 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 progriam also nd similar duties jfostered by H representative local removing the to provide as rnudi The open labor ys possible for family men Margaretta Park 52 todav iniager of a travel bureiu at Dan1 ins brush in tho ville ill was killed in a headon nrany aiding in represenu1 curt or here j cperi duria the wlnior Ask Writ to Halt Bus Bill Injunction Indianapolis May 2n Oral arguments willbe heard tomorrow by the Indiana Su preme court on a petition ol At torney General Ogden for writ of prohibition lo prevent Judge CliHinberlin of Marion circuit Mjurt from acting in be injunction suit which pre vent s publication of Bus Bill passetl by the last ;