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   Logansport Press (Newspaper) - June 4, 1931, Logansport, Indiana                             LIT Y PRESS MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS ESTABLISHED BY THE PEOPLE OF CASS COUNTY JUNE 1 4 MEMBER A B C Cfldpper finny fflkfi GLADYS PARKER Se 5sJ Today Beverly Hills Calif June our municipal election run true to political form The sewer was defeated but the council men got in In our big murder case out here the they are try ing for double killing come pretty near being elected to the office of judge venter VOL 10 NO 300 Alwaysin the Lead LOGANSPORT INDIANA THURSDAY JUNE 4 1931 Subscription By mall fSSO a year m mil an a pRJCE THREE CENTS J400 a year outside1 of state by currier tor Locks like if he had oump ed off three instead of two he would have been elected I was telling you the other day what a lot of hoofiy this college honorary de is well my contention ivas borne out Didnt you see where VVickersham got one at Syra cuse University Yours LUCERNE Located in Harrison town ship Cass county ten miles north of Loganaport has 55 Homes The Press Is deliverer dally into 41 uf these homes The two rural routes running out of Lceorne have a total of JD2 mail boxes THREE HURT COLLISION One Catholic Leader Arrested As His Foe TRUCKS MEET BRIDGE FALLS 15 Dead in Catastrophe SlCars Collide East Monti cello on 24 of Delivers on thrs The Press the people daily to routes 161 Papers Thin is some of the farming territorv in iana and the farms nearly all owned by being well best Ind are the kept and having ippoara a prosperous Argue Indictment of Ten nessee Governor Nashville Tenn June for im peachment of Jovrrnor HCMI ry K Morion and charges that the efforts U oust him from office were inspired by jiolitieal motives were heard in the Tennessee house ol toda1 as delta to opened on littiri impmMmiii firticlci him Conspiracy with Colonel Luke Leu publisher and Saldwell finuncicr to let them vontrol certain Aoverntnental ch nurtiuonts in fxrhnnuf ior I heir political suppnrt and Hiin Iluonee of their ueuspapiis vus charged to rhe governor in the first article Fifty or the J Mhouse votes are required to in dict him Indict intMil Tlii articlv paints die pic of thi rotten condition ot smie affairs for the last four said John Tipion off the debate a plea that the governor bo indicted strike down this damnable monster of prejudge and kill i he hint dead Mep ATHeutative V IosWll llOJld iny the force to pro Mil impeachment said he aroeri with Tipton a hour a conspiracy but added Thar more and not iii than an jitfempt to overthrow ihe slate government in Tennessee anfj Mixn the reinof thar govern intMil by a ZVw poliiia aiuj am litious men of this rale Residents Pay for Oil City Does Work Several local street have be n irosurfuced with oil to prvcnt dust this year and sevrral others will bo given the coat in during the next fow days Tho oil is purchased by Hie residents and placed on the streets by the city otUcials said yesterday Oil was placed on par of Fourteenth Seventh Tenth illace Nineteenth and nther streets tn addition she ho Kiverside iark drive has been oiled aud Hie product has been placed or Jhe Market street bridge twice Krank Justice sup erintendent or rcent saifl The oil is a rlucl vvitli HM rials said Clark Give High Bond Los Angeles June i PI Luv id H Clark former deputy dis trict attorney awaiiinu trial on rharpes of murder today found bail as difficult to obtain as votes in tho election of yesterday when be was defeated for municipal judge He remained intho county jail Hond brokers who were prepared to get him out quickly 000 hail when his friends rhoiiivbt ho would carry the ilection did not appear so easver since hU de feat Possibility of Finish by Tonight Principals Testify KVPU thouch both principals were disposed of as witnesses MM re appeared little likelihood vesreiday that tho case of David N Shaner against Carey D Shan er would go t0 tho jury today lit addition to the GalvesLon hiothcrs nine witnesses were heard during a busy day before ludieMurd Hurst and a jury im portant evidence for both sides Ivinjj offered For his own side David Shan er denied threats against his Inother and for the defense MhtcH started introduction of evi dence shortly before the morning ssion encled Carey Shaner rc laiefl numerous occasions when the elder Shatter had said he would do him bodily harm The gave these reasons for rinking David of unsound mind and for signing insanity papers nhirh brought about Hie plain i iiCs incarceration Show Pictures The pieturcs which Carey Shan er found on his porch brought out at the first trial were passed to jurors figain yesterday These j are of Carey Shaner with a hole punched through the heart penned mark across the throat J and a piece of twine fastened about the neck David Shaner denied placing these pictures on his brothers porch Other witnesses used yesterday were Lyle Brown Henderson ickle II C Hillis Frank Shfip hard and for the defense Seth King rileun Lawrence John Mil ler Ed Hell and D C Shaner The defense is expected to have three or four others to call his morning and if this evidence is l disposed of without delay i he1 casr may uei to the jury by eve ning A couple of hours of argu ment to a side probably will be j allowed The suit is for clam ages At the first trial was awarded by the jury Mkmticello June 3 Spe people were serij ousiy hurt and another verely bruised and scratched when two cars met headon three miles east of here on state road 24 about oclock to night The injured are Alvin Kira eofe about 50 and his wife about 15 of Huutington Ind iana and I C Futti of Bremen hull an a Kiracofe suffered a long gash in bin left side which six stitches to close and Mrs Kiracofe sustained a scalp wound that required three stitches I3oth were attended ly Dr Cable local physician Parked Car is Blamed Driving west toward Monti cello Futti an agent for the Dredge and Excavating company of rein en came upon an tin lighted parked car at the side ot the road fronting a farm house Several little children were alighting from the cur as he approached to avoid striking thorn he swerved and crashed into the Kiracofe machine a Ifupmobile coupe going east The impact turned the Hupp over but Fttttis car a Chevro let coupe landed on its side Both ears were damaged badly the Kiracofo machine being al most beyond repair Tells About Mishap Aid was summoned and of ficers were called F A Vales state policeman arrived at tho scene a few minutes after the mishap and took charge Futti who was not seriously hurt told of Lhe accident in a quiet man ner declaring that it all hap Rome June 3 Mussolini today declared war on i antiFascism in Italy under whatever banner and according to j news from the Vatican at least one of the Catholic action society I leaders was under arrest The one Catholic action leader who was named by the Vatican as having been arrested was an attorney named Crosahego It was said he probably would soon j on his way to political exile on the Island of Lipair Other reports said a dozen of the Catholic action leaders had been arrested in various cities H was said that they were all men Ayho had opposed fascism previ ously Premier Premier Mussolinis declara tion of war against antifascists was nuulB at a special meeting of a small body of fas which formed the dii thn party The pr at th e meeting and it definitely mentioned lie action society Orders were issued fascists groups in than one million active men hers to bo guided by the though that fascism is firmly detcrmin cd not lo permit whatever vv of antifascism and which ar has been spread to find refuge and protection Olmrftn Hostility The directorate charged that sorno sections of the Catholic ac tion society had been openly an surreptitiously hostile to l was said h ihe Calho to the H00 Italy wit DOX Postpones Hop Over Ocean Porto Praia Cape Verde Is lands June 3 German Hying bont DOg was forced to postpone its attempt to span the south Atlantic to Brazil today when headwinds forced the ship back t0 its buoy after it finally had succeeded in taking off Near Bordeaux J U Ue 3 new suspen bridge during an official of its strength today caused the death of 15 persons and the injury of 37 others near Libourne Witnesses of the tragedy said IWQ sandladen trucks sent to test the structure collided and their weight caused the bridge to sag and snap Participants in the inauguration ceremonies were hurled headlong into the rapid waters below One of those killed wfis a news paperman assigned to cover the opening of the bridge The scene of the accident was near an im portant American expeditionary force station during the war Logansport Woman Honored At Meeting OF Presbyterians In a speech to the college o chaplains of immigrants reporter today in the newspaper Osservu tOToTlanmno Pope Plus Xf was quoted ashaving said last night that tho dissolution of the Catho lic youth clubs violated Lhe right oC the church to form and guide young people and thnt it also violated the natural law made Pitisbtirgh Pa June 3 c W Graves Logans port Ind and Miss H D Wright Huntington Irvd were pre sented to the general assembly of Uhe Pirestoylerian church in the U S A today during observance of the centennial of the Western Foreign Mission socieUy They are granddaughters of The Rev Elislia P Swift one of the founders of the society wfliich was the first Presbyterian organization to sponsor foreign mission work Tinkham Named in Action Washingion June 3 AP j James Cannon Jr i took the offensive today in the long controversy ing out of his opposition to Alfred E Smith in Virginia j in 1928 by filing a libel suit against Kepresenai ive Tinkham Republican setts i Tho Southern Methodist i churchman alleged that Tinkham had issued and caused to be pubi lished a statement cbaruinu him i with violation of ihe federal cor nipt practicesact i In asking coinptiia lory dam cures and he same about in punitive damages in the dis trict of Columbia supreme court Bishop Gannon said statements made by the Massachusetts iv pro son tali ve had greatly injured his as a ritiyen church man and moral leader Law Abiding He Says SjIfC Feu Seeking ULv Place On City School Board The appointment of a member to tu srhool hoard to succeed Dr John Darmield whoso term expires facts iho city council at tho next regular session June 2 Tho two members of the board to remain in office during the coming year ire Claude Zook nd Joseph Taylor Taylor was appointed last year and Mr ZotfK become president the posi tion now hold by Dr Karntfeld Several have been suggested to membirs of the council for the position but it WHS understood thai l he official body thus far have given the job little consid eration Names of candidates mentioned yesterday were J HUlis 305 Main siret Benjamin Iluhn Ml Huriingion avenue both MMith side men and Isaac pav Krio avenue a 1 w a y s c o m p 1 i e d and thai he had i to subject himself j unscrupulous O1 s hY Very Nicely i pened so quickly he couldnt i for the good of souls tell what to do Tho parked car is owned by O McMullen of daville Yates stated f The KiracofeV were driving to Logansport when the accident occurred They and Futti were on their recognizance They will attend an investiga tion to be conducted by state policeman Yates at the court houseThursday morning at 10 oclock GET 32 STATE ELKS Marriage Has International Complications Windsor Out June 3 The married life of Mr and i Mrs Reginald Grudge is filled He said he wjth the law only refused to unjust and tacks Bishop Cannon last October filed a libel suit against William Randolph Hcrst t the publisher In this action he risaid Hearst newspaiurs had cast i reflections upon his wife who was Ibis secretary before her marriage j Jhe Tinkham statement which hvas the basis of the present suit j jwas made in June It eenj jtered upon the disposition of loOO which Bishoji Cannon receiv led from C Jameson of New j JYork in 1928 to use against J Smith IS Years Saved From Shipwreck He Gets Penitent Make Chanes in TA n internatipjiftl iTiaiVC j hestood on the Am ClDtJlil1 Named bassador bridge on one side of JL OlICv b c CanadianAmerican boundarv i The Farmer Found Unharmed Chester Pa June Condition of Miss Mary 4nn OB den 20 daughter of Attorney Uleneial Ogden of Indiana was reported tonight at Chester hos iplUl to he sllKiUly improved She ventton hero today of suffered a fractured skull and i possible internal injuries when her automobile collided with an 1 other English Ind June 3 Alex Cox farmer of Pilot Knobs near here was located to day at the homo of relatives at Princeton after a mysterious ab sence of three days Prom his honie Nearly 100 persons had conduct ed a search for him Relatives said he offered no explanation for his leaving bill notified them ho was safe Best Pupil Found Guilty As s iviiir Chases Devil With Gun Lands in Jail Indianaipolis Ind J u u e 3 to rthase the devils oui of a fellow man Edgar Baltimore 49 gro a reiliffions fanatic In here today after he sliot wotrnded James Suggs IS other negro He had the devil in him I tried to chase the devil out him Baltimore explained West Point NY June 4 A McCrimmon of Soutih Haven Mich who won his appointment to West Point in a competitive examination given to soldiers in Company P 102nd Engineers New York National Crtuird today wan Konor man of this years gradu ation class is ivrivrKo ne jaif a n cl and Richmond Ind Joline Hunt age 2 daughter oE Mr and Mrs Terry Hunt of Beth el Ind was Fatallyin inred in a headon collision north of there tonight South Bend Ind June 3 Hun ting ton defeated Uvansville in the contest for next years meeting at the 30th annual con the Indiana Association of Elks of which Frank IS Cough Jin South Bend former Notre Dame football cap tain was elected president Vice presidents elected are C J Joel Crawtordsville Lee F Bays Sullivan Joseph U Clarke Indianapolis and 0 H Miner Warsaw W C Groebel Shelby ille was reelected secretary for the third term Hary K Kramer Miehdgan City was chosen treas urer and E J Greenwald Whit ing trustee Cor Hve years Lawrence H Hupp Allentown Pa grand exalted ruler of Elks addressed the group tonight and will speak at the closing session tomorrow The more than 2000 delegates will parade tomorrow morning bassador bridge on one side of ftheCanadianAmerican bounda and she on the other during the wedding ceremony Mrs Grudge foreign born was refused permission io en lev Hie United States Mr drudge came to Windsor to see her He sianed o refuel but was refus ed because he had failed to establish proof of a lyeairs residence in Hie United States Two cli i Id re n of Mrs Grudge formerly Mrs Emily flunt are at Rochester N Y American born but denied entry to Can ada Grudge was divorced 1 a s t year from liis first wife in Mex ico whose separation decrees are not recognized in Canada Someilnnu in shakeup in the was ordered liy lasi the way police department l he hoard of com nihi The Press learned unofficially j Albert Holle day lieutenant i goes on the day desk job rej E Connor who will bei come a niehl patiolman Cola j Thomason is slated for day duty out of headquarters and oiherj changes in the niuhl force will i result Jhcsc will be vorked out1 ii was said Thomson has been a plain I clothes man on the night trick j Members of the police honrdi refused to be interviewed about the changes j flM AVHITJ3B DOSS Angeles June 3 Jos oCJW Parnham 47 motion picture writer and producer died today NVw Voik June I Thursday was found guilty of murder in the first de gree early today for the shooting to death of Virginia Bninnen rliinco hall hostess during an anrntnobilo party ruiou MKKTS Sound Ont Juno T Boer 21 year old stunt flier of Owen Sound plunged I000 feet to his death today when his parachute failed to open Elks to Conduct Flag Day Service The annual Flag Day program the Elks lodge here will be held Thursday June 11 Dr H G Stalnaker said yesterday The observance will include a program and speaking Arrange ments the celebration are be ing made A speakerwill be se lected and the program arranged during the nert few clays it was said apC STOCK MARKET TURNS UPWARD THE WEATHER Liixoln June Charles E Johnson 5fi today voluntarily returned to the Ne braska penitentiary from which he escaped 5S years ago to serve out seven months of a two year term for forgery EntireLv reconciled to com pleting his sentence Johnson frequently repeated I might have been Cod saved me from the sea Thus lie told questioners he lulfi repay providence for him from the sea when he dung to a rock off the i roast of Japan three months ago t ft or av shipwreck Jonc Since fS Johnson walked hern from his former home at Oakland Neb io whiih ho returned last week after wandering tho globe sinco ho escaped fmni prison in ISDo To the warden lieAdmitted the going had been rough and limes are hard for an old m an Youll noi be badly treated here the warden assured him and directed that he be placed on light work Although prison officials could not ventiiro possible action by the state board of parole there was a feeling that Johnson may be released soon He is not sub ject to an added term for es caping from prison they said as that law been me effective after his escape Increases Greatest r Weeks itself to raily in Shanghai June 3 thousand peasants are fleeing from fueir homes in southern Kiangsi province to escape red armies which have scourged the province Phtndrecls of children nave been left dead in roadways by the populace dispatches re ceived tonight said They died oif harclships Leaving areas long by Reds and bandits looting burning and Plane Rides No Aid To Deaf Doctor Says s Chicago June 3 Mor vlaFtstibein edftor of the Amer ican Medical Association Journal said today that the impression i that airplane rides aided the deaf j or deafended to recover their hearing was an illusion New York June stock markei treated day to the strongest a year In a of 3300000 shares equity securities of the countrys leading corporations battered by a three months de cline bounced up net as shonts scrambled to cover dur ing the afternoon hour The advance averaged for 90 shares tlie largest net gain since June 19 1930 when the market temporarily revived from a spiring drive prices The inrprovement that day averaged a share Partly rloildv a n d continued warm probably scattered i huii der storms on Thursday j Xr day cooler with j Examine Eyes with Xray Yesterday Cloudy VKSTRRDA Royal Centre Weather Bureau Department of fi m m m m m m 11 n Humidity 73 12 m in m in m Noon 7 SO 81 S2 82 Precipitation Midnight 3 p m Year agoin In nap j uUilgC JLIvllvVCo Drives to Mortuary Then Drinks Poison Kirhtuond Ind fniu Hus S Hradhurn ll roumy farmer parked his car in i front of a Cambridge City tinder raking establishment before swal lowing poison today He was dead when first noticed i SI Petersburg Flu June 3 K Miiisincpr Port hut d Ore v elected grand of Hie veiled prophet of riihJinted realm today f iuieinatlonal Grotto con here Valparaiso Ind Juno 3 tjat he had pro d the proper seutBiiee Judge Grant Crumpncker today set Monday fur a hearing on the stntea proposalto Increase acn of Virgil Kirkland convicted in connection with the death of Miss Arlene D raves i The jurist said the term of one to ten years inijjrlscrnmptit ho had imposed was the only one ho could but If anyone could show shim how he could increase tho Qany youtha pttniRhment he would do so Kirkland was convicted of nsaaultand hnltery with irueiit to commt rape Upon order of the court KlrUland returned here from the reformatory at Pendletouand IB In the Porter oouniy jail the hearing Following statemonle by AttorneyClBneral Junies M Osfien and Robert 1 Balill who proaequted KrrWland that the aentemt3 should havebeen nvg to 21 years Judffe Orumpacker decided to reopen the despoiled scenes of massacre the multitude headed toward Kwangtung Province liioping to reach comparntive safety in Can tons vicinitq AViMidraw Iroops The flight was precipitated Ivy the reported withdrawn into Kwaagtung of 10000 nationalist government troops opposing the vomniunist hordes Stirred by communist and ban dit outragos In Kiangsi and sev eral other provinces Chiang Kai Shek was sftktby the govern Turn to Page 2 Column 1 Announce Decrease In Crude Oil Price Piudlay Ohio cluoed prloea on eentral Nyest graded of crude oil were annoutv ced today by the Ohio Oil bom Reelect Hemy Head Of Automotive Body West Baden Ind June 23 PHenry Detroit Mich was elected by acclamation t0 his ninth tern as president of the American Automobile Asso ciation at this twentyninth con vention of the organization here today Ann Arbor Mch June i fraternity houses closed after liquor raids last February will bo reopened during the last two weeks of the University of Michigan school year Maximum wind velocity midnight to p m 1 per hour from SOUL Invest TfMiipctJii lire Max i m u m 87 Mi n i m u m Press Gets New Home for Family Sold One sow awl Thnt was the report Sam Warner North Perrysbnig road made last iilgbt after run niiig this ncl in The Fross AVorl hesday morning1 For fnl BhropshJir and The Press did fine work with thnt aV Air WnriMu said niul iinytlnte anything to vvliuro tu 1 Ill have know Pantages Jury Sw Hear Evidence lVar thai Raymond Clem tiift 1 0roarold boy whose left hand i was blown off by a dynamite cap i Monday afternoon will have to pass through life blind loomed yesterday following Xray exarn ination The victim was taken to the hospital following the accident i which occurred near his home i at 1023 Wood lawn avenue but i noi until yesterday would 1m condition permit the examina j tion which vras under the direo j tion of Dr John Davis and Or i P W Egun 11 WKS learned that little hope j is held for the left eye It ap j peared that a hard substance ba 1 through Hie eyeball Four or five days will be required tn determine the extent of UK in iury to the right eye Ooinelo Doing The condition of James Com i eto Jr J2 who was injured similarly less than 24 hours later was somewhat improved i last night He lighted a uyna I mite cap with a match while i walking in Erie avenue near the Berkley street intersection As a result he submitted to the tation of the middle and index fingers of his left hand and the thumb at the second joint An injury was not con sidered serious from mile 60 1an San Dlegu Calif June 3 jury of nine men and women was approved and sworn for the trial of Alevnndei tages multimillionaire theater man and three others on i acy ami morals ehargfcs late today One hundred talesmen were j called and eight days used in the selection of the jury j District Attorney Tom Whelan said either John P Mills or 17yearold Lydia NItto would he thi first witness iomorrow j Mills originally was accused with Pan tages and Jesse H I Shreve wealthy San Diego business man on conspiring with Wil Ham Jobeimann and Olive Clark Day alleged operators of a Holly wood girl nlarket to bring Miss NHto here to a hotel party last October The former associate ofPanUaies and Shreve In real estate jiTenvures pleaded o a charge of ooiitrlbuting tn Miss Nittos deiiuquenuy and was freed on the conspiracy charge Kirkland Alienist Pined and Costs Valparaiso Tnd June INS Orlando F Scott Chicago alienist who was the defense medical expert in the trial of Virgil Kirkland today was fined j and costs by Mayor Harold Schenok acting as police magis trate after being found guilty of a charge of intoxication Dr Scott was arrested onthe main street of Valparaiso the night Mi Kirkland trial concluded   

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