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Logansport Press (Newspaper) - January 26, 1932, Logansport, Indiana The PfessIs the Only Paper in Cass County Which is a Member of the ROGERS r f THE Curious World METMRPP ASSOCIATED PRESS ESTABLISHED BY THE a A Daily Feature o London Jan 25 dent signed another loan bill this one only for 125 millions for land banks Then lastj week two billion You can tell this is an election year from the way these appropriation bills are passing1 It will take the tax payers 50 years to pay for the votes in this election j Our only solution or relief seems to be to fix it so peoj pie who are in a hole through borrowing can bcr row some mare Borrowing thats whats the matter with world today If no individual or coun try could borrow a dime for five years that would be the greatest fiveyear plan ever invented But what abcut Morgan and Co That would be criminating against them j wouldnt it Well we wont do it then Just let it go VOL 11 NO 186 Always in the Lead LOGANSPORT INDIANA TUESDAY JAN 26 1932 Subscription mall tSSO A year In HOO 9 year outside of Mate by currier 25c for PRICE THREE CENK W Senate Votes 500 Million For FimdsJJmt d Stinson Has Crash In Chicago McSjuaht Sv Local Clubs Hear Talk By Pres Bryan Of I V Principals In Favor Of Spelling Bee Principals of Cass county schools in session in the of fices of Heed Groiilnger last night voted unanimously to sponsor The Press hoc Thefinal cvput will take place at the LoRansport court housu th grade Pulaski j Carroll and Miami counties j participating Thecontest landed as u valuable project and tho fol lowing principals endorsed it R TwolvoMile iBolton Metca R W Jolinaon Royal Centre Bett G Keeno Deacon P DLesh or Yoting America J W Muncicprincipal Harold Stafford Lincoln Thomas Young Lake Cicott M M Hague Xew Waverly J V Zieg Xoblo township it M Norris Onward Charles 0 Hoover Walton and Forrest f Hutuniell Washington ship j Mr Groninger is entluisias Me about Hie bee and believes 1 it will attract widespread in terest In tho five counties DEMOCRATS TO MEET THURSDAY Wore Than 400 Expected p At Event Here H plans for to Bemocratic banquet and celebration here Thursday night may betaken asj a criterion the meetingwill be one ofthe largest of its kind lield In hogansiport in some time Attorney M L Funuer chair Diau in charge arrangements said yesterday between four and live hundred people are expect They will include Thomas Me Connell member of Demo Matic state committee and chair man of the old Tontlh district I Karl IctSs Denjocratie statj chairman Marhall ffcretary of the state commit tpe and iaul McNutt clean of hdlana University law school Samuel D Jackson of Fort Uavne is to Rive the principal talk faid thatj lacksouis coiisiclered wic of the best orators in this Action j Tlhe banquet will he held in Memoiiat Home inid plans for i niusiral program and other cn urtninment are beinc made Record Flier Suffers His First Flying Injury Jan ao wanl A SUason J8 pioneer airmail died ihin inoniiiiK of injuriesrctjciv d a plane ho vvas clenion strutiny crushed I Jackson juirk last JiiylU Chicago Jar 25 Eddie Stinson dean of Amer fivers was reported dy ingtonight at tho Illinois Central hospital where he was rushed after an airplane in which he and three other men were making a test flight crashed in Jackson park Clark Field of Kalamazoo Mich Tony Tompkins of East Chicago Ind and Frederick Gilleas of Chi cago other occupants of the plane were less seriously in jured The plane a huge Stmson Detiroiter broughthere late today fiwi the Stinson plant ut Wayne Mich developed mo1 tor trouble while over Laku Michigan a short distance off shore aiid strue u flag P0le tearing off the right wing wlhen ytiiusoil attempted to maneuver it to a safe landing on the Jack son park golf course Stinsou has the distinction ot having spent more than 14000 hours in the air more than any other man in the history of avia tion For the 20 yearslie has been in aviation he has flown nearly 5000000 miles Lhe eciuivolent of GO times around the world Yet In all this lying he had never used a parachute or suffer ed injury until tonights crash During the World War he was In charge of student lying at Kelly field where he trained thousands for overseas combat Declaring that men given a charter of freedom wito the change in the theory of the uLverse Dr William Lowe Bry an president of Indiana Uni versity last night made an ad dress at the annual RotaryKl wanls banqmet In Memorial Home ion the subject The Sci entific Revolution About 90 people attended Hotary spon sored tfrre meeting F Long local attorney and for 16 years a member of the board of trustees of Indiana in introdudug tlpoaker saidhe was iJho rare combination of philosopher and administrator A Ro tary committee headed by Mr charge of the pro gram and guests were greeted on behalf of the Klwanians by W Sprouse scliool infendent ScJentists 70 years ago were convinced ttat the universe con sists oif atoms eaahi an inde structable and eternal bullet Dr Eryan averred These atoms students heId were governed by eternal and undliangeable laws most of which were known Many scientists wore closing In on the view that mind is nothing that atoms control the brain But a large portion of lead ing scientists have abandoned State Meets Delays With Judd Facts Defense Says Murder Scene Was Made Mu seum wlWi discoreries inventions re search in 1901 radium was dis covered this blasting the theory that an atom cannot be changed into another element Professor Continuedonpage c TRIES TO KILL ENTIRE FAMILY Fort Wayne Ind Jan 25 ff is believedby tpolice to have been an insane attempt to kill an entire family was partly frustrated yesterday by a revolv ers falhire after it had been used to kill Mr and Mrs Mar tin N Hoffman botlh GO and to wound tlveir son Ernest 20 Tho killer Walter Hoffman 38 brother of Ernest is chargcd with first degree murder Walter Hoffman shot dowa his father andmother at their farm ihome sotuhwast of hens wound ed his brotlher then drove to the home of another brother Os wald Hoffman He pointed his revolver at Oswald but tho ham mer failed to explode the weap on and others present overpow and held Wm for po Seek To Giv Life Sentence Pilling Stationltobber Found Have Been Caught Last Week Stealing Peru Car Wilbur Millln 28 of 1018 East Laguna street Koko last December 22 andnearly got away with it t H mfcht still bVat large carrying out other robberies officers at Kokomo Hearned he had planned but for his apprlheJon atPertV on January 20 when he and another w vpnnippmnn tiied to steal a UNIONS TAKE SECRET VOTE ON RAIL PLAN Six Hour Day Held Un necessary By Presi dents Of Railroads Chicago Jan 25 sue for accepting Tl o is rejecting a SUU 1U1 vonv Leu percent wage cut for a yeai was put squarely up to tfie worlc 61 The railway presidents made what lahor understood were their final confessions brotherhood and union executives sec procedure and the put to a vote The 21 labor groups separated to decide thw problem which rail heads have described as the key note to prosperity After all the groups had de cided it was planned to call a joint session withthe presidents and communicate the result La bor leaders doubted that this would be before tomorrow noon and said there was no assurance that the matter would be decided oven then Moro Men As a result of tho negotiations the railroads have promised to Continued on page 5 K TRIAL Galveston Again To Bank Bandits Want To Get Hearings Portland Ind hons or a new trial have been Hod by M V Skinner attorney lubehalf of Loreni A Cappe III Frank Valentino and Albeit o battl The men who live at Chl aBo Heights 111 recently veie tonteiicod to twenty years for the Christmas eve robbery of the First State bank at DunUik They pleaded guilty and are serv ingsentences in the Indiana Rc lormatory Attorneys for ira Barton tor mer Blackford county sheriff who Is charged with complicity in tho robbery are pressing tor an early trial He was accused by the con fessions of the bandits It has not been definitely decided whether be will be tried here or at Hart ford City HIi BLRNEK Ask For State 4 mew petition for state school aid is being filed Galveston school town without the approval ofthecounty schcci superintendent it became known yesterday f James M Ogden state attorney general that the superintendents signature is not necessary ts get school aid Reed Grominger countyschool head had re fused twice to approve Galvestons petition and a man damus action against him re cently was tried in circuit court resulting in no partic Courthouse Phoenix Ariz Jan 25 pro vests against introduction of testimony concerning a death scene reputedly made a public museum at ten cents a throw today block fcl stAto efforts to ivevcnl the lUJtvged motive of Winnie Buth Tiidi Jn the trinnk jnardor of her tiro friends Mrs Judd walked from court withthe theory of her reason for killing Ann Leroi and Hedvig Samuelson still a secret In a series of surprise attacks defense attorney sought to bar police of ficers testimony regarding their discoveries at the home of the victims and of the alleged slayer in Phoenix Halts Description Their repeated objection halt ed one detectives description of what he found at the LeroieSam uelson cottage Then Herman Loutwitz declared if any of this Approval Of Nominations Lxpected Washington Jan 25 final si news of the collosal j construction of the finance corporation took ftrmer shape today nimnd Into wltti senatorial approval of 5500000000 capital for its cofturs KldliapCl b UlIpCCl 1IHU Without a record vote the chamber gaveits sanction to the appropriation already granted by Che house but added anrendment which must be apw proved by tlhe latter before con gressional action is coaupTeted This change providing for cler ical services in administering the farm loan provision probably will be accepted by the house tomorrow and the bill sent to the white house AJd For Land aminor TurningLoose Denver Bakery Manager Further to speed along his eco nomic program President Hoover sent to the bouse late today a request for appropriations of additional capital for federal land banks agreed by congress last week Meanwhile rumblings of oppo sition to Harvey C Couch of Pine Bluff Ark nominated today by President Hoover as one ofthe three democratic directors rolled beneath the surface of congres sional activities but had not flar ed into the open Assurance that he would be confirmed was seen In the steady support of Senator Robinson of Ark the minority leader The banking committee preferred to take up his name immediately as well as those ofJesse IT Jones of Houston Tex also appointed today and of Charles G Dawes named president of the corpora tion car the owner a Peru policeman nabbed the other man Jiustice was speeded up to dis pose of the cases and Judge Kurd Hurst Miami circuit court tho next day save the two one to ten years for vehicle taking The fallowing day they were in Pand leton Paroled Recently The case has an any angles and is an interesting story To be gin with Miller Is an old offend er and a bligbt on the life of the KoTtomo police department JJronly recently was paroled after serving his second sen tence in PendVeton and it ap pears he started out to make Ihis record a real one Just what lother Jobs he might have Bulled aro irade he was headed for iprlson vevW7 if he hadnt been at Peru 3 t Thursday Prosecutor Howard county re ceived a tip that Miller was the big shot in the Logansport fill ing station robbery The tip ster wanted to turn up Miller because he thought there was a rowaird in it for him Pick Right Picture lu any case prosecutor HiWh and Captain Main of Kokomo Cpntlnued on page5 CHILD STRUCK Wont going through that place at ten cents a throw There was a sign onthe door I have photographs Taken by surprise the state was unable to show that nothing at either the apartment of Mrs j Leroi and Miss Samuelson or in the home of Mrs Judd had been changed before the witness had visited them Up Despite the inconvenience and delay she watched the state suf Contmuedon page 5 CHINA AGAIN GIVES JAPAN ITS DEIAN Gallup N M Jan 25 indian agencies in the vicinity of Gallup again found themselves isolated this afternoon by afresh fall of snow STBALS SHOES Greeucastle Ind Jan 25 Henry Jackson 52 Palestine Tex was held today for federal officers after allegedly stealing shoes from a mail bag at a rail road station THE WEATHER TUESDAY JAXUARY U S Agents Will Get The Coomers Federal authorities yesterday telephoned Sheriff Stonebraker that they will have men here to day or tomorrow to get Florence Coomer and her son Ray Coom er whose alleged violation of the Mann act recently caused aprobe by U Sagents The two aro held as United States prisoners in the county jail They are charged with having brought a girl here from Chicago for Immoral purposes Denver January 25 F He turn of Benjamin P Bower from a mountain cabin in which was held five days was followed today by revelation of acoup whereby police and a news paper tricked his kidnaper into suspecting one another of treach ery and thus brokeup the plot to extort from Bowers family Bower sixtytwoyear old Den ver bakerv manager was taken toy motorcar to West Denver and released early yesterday His eyes were covered with adhesive tape which he ww Continued on instructed Man Killed By Car Is Believed Glenn Gavin Health Certificate On Victim At Carmel Like One Given To Local Youth A man believed to be Glenn Gavin about 21 of this city was Wiled by on automobile on federal road 31 near Carmel early yesterday morningand tote companion Homer Vanjmpe rf Fort Col Avas criticaWy injured Identification was not positive but indications were that tine victim was the local young man who left Logansport about four months ago The two victims hitchInking were struck by a wuck operated by Rome Osborne living near Tiptou Osborne said the men were walking north andthat toe was headed In the same direction Refuses Only One Item On Invaders Redress Program 4 Mostly cloudy Tuesday rain ednesdlay occa sional r ain YoungsterEscapes With Cuts And Bruises Ther first accident in weeks in which a child was run down by an automobile occurred about G30 oclock yesterday evening when Dorel Miller Gyearsold was struckby a car in Miami ave nue driven by Roy Dillman of Delphi The child was attended by Dr C In Viney who1 said that injur ies consisted only of cuts and verdict The school received state aid of for the year 192S29 and the new petition is for aid for 192930 and 193031 whicih probably would amount to some SO 500 The petition recently was offered to Groninger by At ance cnamnurmi reached a officially estimated at 23000 feeti yesterday in his first altitude ati temut with an oilmotored plane school again refused to the grouiukthat It ou ing by Ogden the petition will be flled it was said yes terday jGroninger Ibas jopposed the Galveoton school board ia saip port of his contentionthat Jackson township and Galveston sdhools should be united in the interest of efficiency and econ omy The two now ane separ ate the Jackson townshitp school being at The unit is In financial stralts anfl the 9tate aid money SLSSr iStoVsr t his home 231W Qttowa street He is the sonofW E Miller According topolice Records the lhe aan from behind a street car and was not seen by the driv er who washeaded west The ac cident occurred near the intersec tionof Miami avenue and Plum street City Fire Has Two Missing Towa City Jan 25 persons were reported missing in a fire which destroyedthe Gar den theater the Mandarin ian and twootfter stores lere today China Jan 26 Tuesday AP Japanese today said Chinese officials had accepted all Japans de mands for redress growing out of recent disorders ex cept that for the dissolution of antiJapanese societies The reports came after Chinas latest government had broken up and they staved off for a time at feastthe occupation of Shanghai by Japan The two leading members the Nanking government Sun Fo chairman of the ex ecutive counsel and Eugene Sen American educated foreign minister resigned their iposts yesterday protest against the refusal of their colleagues to join in a strong antiJapanese policy Successor Named Lo Wan Kan head of the ju dicial department in the nation al government was appointed acting foreign minister to suc ceed Chen The Japanese demands which weire said to hare been accepted called for anapology from Hie mayor as well as the arrest and punishment of Chinese respon sible for recent crashes and compensation I Cor ex penses of Japaneseinjured in encounter Gourtcil Session Of Short Duration The city council met inregu lar session last ujght and ad journed without transacting business The finance committee approv ed the bond of the National Bank for city funds Tlhe se curity which is requiredtor I Royal Confer Weather tiurean Depnitnxyif of Agriculture c He told officers ibe was blinded by liglite from an approach nig auto moTjile and did not see the The dead man was taken to tho O W Nutt undertaking establishment in Carmel and liis companion was taken to a hos pital at Fort Harrison He was still unconscious late last night Description Tallies description of Gavin tallies with that given by authorities at Carmel Tho dead man had a health certificate in his pocket read as Glen Calyin or Calvin The belief that it is the local youth is strengthened in tbat i he was employed at the Anheierj JDeHaven establishment hero unj til four months ago and the j certificateis similar to those re quired for restaurant employes j Continued on page 5 j DARTMOOR IS QUIET AFTER DAYOF RIOTS English Pen i t e n t i a r y Scene Of Bloody Bat tleOn Sunday 8 a in 7 a m S a m 9 a m 10 a m 27 30 11 a m 12 m 1 p in 2 p m 3 p m Fi UMIDTCY 7 a m84 12 Xoou 35 40 11 42 1 61 00 incnies 00 inches Precipitation Midnight 3 p m Year ago Maximum wind velocity from midnight to 3 p m 14 miles per Ivour ifrom southwest Temperature 11Year Apo 53 Minimum 32 12 Mile Woman To GetPlptiouth Mrs Dudley Dalzcll of Twelve Mile will receive the Plymouth car given away in the Spirit of Progress campaign next Satur day evening it was discovered yesterday At tlie same meeting a Ford car will be awarded on the basis of business in partici pating stores this week Mrs Dalzell got the Plymouth as a result of a transaction at the Golden Rule last week Darmiour England Jan Prison wa oday after a riot in which i eighty convicts were wounded I one critcially The yaids wxrre empty ofcon vicl3 a double guard was dutyand cweaty of the injurtd were still in the hospital The fisht raged all day yester day ami only Ae timely arrival of 100 extra police iput an en1 to the and prevejHed a wholesale delivery Not Jinoiigh Sugar The bloody day began lack of in the breakfaat porridge The prisoner alleg ed mLstreatment which they Prominent Farmer Is Sued For Otto JAmthafer prominent farmer livingr west of Walton yesterday waS niade defendant in a law suit chargingalienation of affections Paul H WatsW the plaintiff alleges that Amthauer stole theloveofMrs Watson nee Itay E Leftert to whom he was wed on November 3 1939 The complaintsentered through Jenkmes Jenkmes sets out that the a few months after their mar riage leased afaffn from 4mthauer in Washington i charges Mrs Watson finally be and settled down ing induced to conceal herself reaclved its climax when cereal was served witb to live there Amthauer the charges hecame friendly with VJlJllrl W Mrs Watson aad on September 1 1931S visited with1 her in In dianapolis wihile she was there husbond for months The plaintiff lias been brought to great shame aJ3d hu miliation and has suffered distress of hody and mind for a short stay wiping her according to the complaint affecSon byshowing Her nu Watson is now Imng 1m merousmarks Of kindivess and affection andby various artifices said their out sugar Lonj the prison was in a hubdul wCh the fprisoners beatius on the doors of their cells and walla in protest Guards released them into the courtyard for exercise before chapel services and tile fight began Led by one prisoner j a bugle they the guards in groups and bad nearly gained their freedom when police reinforcements ar rived from Plymouth and turn ed the tide BUJTI the Kccorxls In the meantime they had set fire to the principal prison build ings and one group breaking into theoffice of the governor S X Roberts forced him to flee for his life The Iprisondrs Continued on page 5 Salvador Now In Martial Law San Salvador Jan 25 j The republic of Salvador was unj der martini law today as the millJ tary junta which went into to Ikold anv sumupto officials said US en visited Mr Watson many times in In dianapolis it is set out in tie counsel for yesterday Tier husband said number are I wounded
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