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Washington Herald (Newspaper) - June 8, 1921, Washington, Indiana THE ft 0AILY EDITION THE GAZETTE AND HERALD 1921 VOLUME NUMBER THREE TRAINM KILLED Fast Freight Train 90 On Baltimore and Ohio Splits Engines and Four teen Cars in Tangled I WIDEIAKNOWN KBNTLCKYIXDI ANA POLITICIAN EXPIRES IN Three trainmen were killed and two others seriously in jured when two engines pulling eastbound Baltimore and Ohio freight first overturned at seventeen miles west of about 1 oclock this The wreck was the worst on the Southwestern divisions of the Baltimore and Ohio in recent the last bad wreck hav ing been at North Vernon several years It is reported that fhe train ran into an open switch but division officials of the company at Seymour said that the cause of the wreck had not been The dead are HUGO THOMAS HARRY The injured are The trainmen who were killed were on the first or pilot The injured men were on the second All lived at condition was reported to be se rious with chances for recovery Hardings in juries are painful but are of a serious Both Down ing and Harding were The train was composed of fiftynine loaded cars and an empty It is one of the fastest freight trains on the Iridi ana division and was on the way from Louisto The crew handling the train at the time of the wreck took charge of it in this Seventeen cars were piled up on the Seven wrecked cars were loaded wilfy stock consigned to Cincin Eight pf the cars were filled with qujcfe dispatch freight and two with perishable Nearly all of the cars left the track were A Georg4 coroner of Jackson will start an investigation it was announced today fromSey The wreck hindered traffic on the division hours and several trains were detoured by way of the Monon from Mitchell to New Albany and from New Albany to North Vernon over the Baltimore or vica Trains 12 and 29 were among those The locomotives in the wreck were 2825 and 2849 Hill and the dead were on en gine Downing and Harding were on engine 2849 One version of the wreck received here was that the train split a derailing the locomotives and piling up the The train was moving at a good rate of according to reports brought to It was in charge of Conductor George also of The wreckage was cleared sufficiently early this afternoon to permit resumption of traffic by thescene of the mishap The wrecking crew from the local shops was All three of the dead trainmen as well as Downing and Harding were widely known in where they spent much time between Hill is said to have been a son of Mollett of Details the manner in which the three trainmen on the pilot engine met were not available here it is presumed that they were both crushed and KNEW HKRT AS I was grevlously to learn of Tobe I regarded him us one of the nations most in I first became nrqualnled with Tobe when he was a boy of seven trcn or clghtcrn That was had in Greene where I prue ticed Tobe was a native of I wax a pinsonal friend of the lite James l brother ol Tobi JamcM wu a mer chant at Blocmlield for miriy The another brother ol married a slstir m former superin tendent ut the Washington public Concrete Monogram for College Stiiht By the Ansoointed Prru Jane The hugh In concrete letters about fifty fert in lieljrht IK lu beererlMl uni vemily of South from funds raised by popular dubMrlption at Ihe university and lu VermillloiL Tlie IrtliTH wni be built in mich m position Iliat they wQl be visible to all raLroad llirouEh tlili It U propnted that It be nn annual university event far lie slti dents lu trttrrx and a plrnlr nfler I IIP task In AliceBradyin THE NEW YORK IDEA Pathe Regular THURSDAY AND WANDA HAWLEY in THE SNOB Alvin of aid commlttpeman from hat died suddenly Tuesday at he New hotel in ho fiftysix yrarjj had gone to the national capital to mend a meeting of ihe republican na ional committee June Death was attributed tc Hert was taken ill on a train uhile the way to Washington Sunday night or the meeting and since has been con to his Congressman Luiiglcy ihctlloUlnxon of Kentucky and John a persona were with llm when hi He hud remarked hat he nas leellng better and si it was when Native1 uf Alvin Hert born at April 1SSS He ivas the sou of and Isabel Hert and wax rdu aled In the public He was mur November to Miss Ball of i He wns nil sicknt of the American reosotlng operating tlftcen lams In the United Suites ifc also of the board of the Ame canTar PiodncfH n dlrectr the Vutionnl Bank of fftntnck irmber of the republican national con rom utfati Xceutiye committees In tlic pnjsideritlal can aign of he Herr was a AieKrhcr ofthe cliurih and tf the Mason belonged tothe Pendennis un the Inlo of and the Columbia it His home was a nml he had offices ut 401 west Mali Belt a warden of the prison at IK fore the prison became a reformatory Declined Hert hnd ben mentloncd frequent lxforc and since the inauguration o President af a iiosslblllty fo high and bis name wa one of hose often conrpltUous in Hard ing cabinet attir the Inauguration It was un nuuinxd that Hert had detvlnwl lu consider by Presiden Harding ns umbaisudor to som foreign counto or as the presidents representative on the government reor ganization In a letter made pnbllc on March ly at the wliite house the president Hert that he would have had a vorjattnictivt post In the diploma tic senlce had he icrmltted his name tr be Included in the list those under considerationfor Prior to the last republican national Hert was a supporter of Governor for the presidential and was one of th Lowtkn floor Mr Hert was mentioned prominently last March nr a probable successor to Will Hoys IIR chairman of the re upbllcan national commlltie He an nounced that he would not be candidate for the place Former Mayor of Hcrts death came with such sud deness that the three friends In his room were still chuckling over cnc of his good natured Jests when they were astounded tcj see him in the of He turned his eyes he gasped decply for breath and was The riends attempted to apply restoratives ut without As a young Hert servcd as mayor of then county seat of Greene Herts body was placed In a pri vate car which was attached to a ilar train leaving Washington City at Thetrain will arrive nt Louta ville at 9 oclock Friends Hasten o News of Herta death spread over Washington rapidly and caused univer sal xpresslon of President shocked by ihe sent his George to the W1U lard hotel to inquire for the president and Harding later senta mcstace of condolenceto Others hastened to Hert s apart ments nt the hotel Included Attorney teneral Postmaster General Senator Watson Sen ator Krnent of Kentucky nml picrvtary ot LnlHr Hcrt had iruide an engagement with Senator Watnor to enll at his nt 5 oclocknml the senator wjis JUKI leaving his ofllrc1 to keep the when ho rpeotved a tele phone mvKfiifH Known in Thlit In younger Hert was a phoe In thin he used to make freciuent to which In bin He was known by many local and to them his death will comas n personal Second Installment 1920 Income Tax Due The second installment of Income pnvments for are due and must he mid to the Internal wenue collector not lam than June lii according to Col lector Bert All who have not later than June according to Col subjcclid to penally Interest an1 ill taxiiayeiii niv making quarterly Heltlements are urged to make payment In so may Ixr A large number of payments already hnv Ijeen according to Thur and statements hnvc mailed o ml nt the xlvin In their or glnal filed March PAROLE V UDI no IS PRISONER WHO ESOAPED FROM MTAITKRTY AT PRINCETON RECAPTlRKI AT laughs est who laughs Delhcrt Wrights turn to laugh in when he escaped from John of Washing an assistant stale agent of the In from a Hoiifhern irniwnger train near Wrlghi had been picked up nt and MeCnfferty was returning Wright to the Jcffcrronvlltc Institution ns a luirolc vio McCufferty is doing the laughing Wrights again In custody and he was a prisoner In the Dnvless county Jail for several hours between McCaffer ty continued the Journey to Jeffersop ville Wednesday leaving on an eastlound train with his Wright was sent to the reformatory rom Tippecanoe county for automobile Following his release from Jeffersonvllle Institution on he committed an infraction of the iiarole regulations and wax taken Into it McCafferty was sent to received whin he was arresteil nt Quln MrCaffeny rcBaitls Wiisht as a dangtrous instructed the hwal ofllrUils to take no rhiinces with him during the xhort time lie was 1 hind Ihe bars of he Davitss county i Six Indiana Cities Reject Manager Plan Six cities of Indiana Tuesday votid the ehangini the pres ent plat of municipal government to thnt ot tin11 city manager plan under the law passed ut the last Tin1 cities voting were Ntw and In ull ijiere the city manager plan win defented nverwhelmlng except ut Mich Igan where the ear i led by a vote of to The vote In the other na fellowK j 91 S against against New FELL 9 BY BLOW STAXDIFOHH MAY IIAVK RK rEIVEII FRAtTlRK IN ACCIDENT JAIL SENTENCjE FOR BABE RUTH XKW June Ruth to day was sentenced 10 one day In the city the As ihe train I prisonand fined JlOu magistrates lassed through Wright to all intents was fast asleep and McCafferty stepped to the rear of the coach to gel a Wright raised a coach win dow and Jumped to safety while the train was running at a speed of twenty miles nn The reformatory authorities never re laxed their efforts to apprehend Wright and several days ago received word that Wright had again been picked up at He had Into that city in an autoninhlle stolen In ever since escape from who won assigned the task of af ter the that he In DoesMoInes ever since his ejvape from MeCnfferty at Before his arrest nt Qulncy In Wright was intested at this as a iKirole He broke Jail there and the next news of him was for automobile Bandits Get In Dance Halt Raid By rbe 1ress June ItandltK lined lip dancers in an north of eaily amj escaped wilt and cash estimated at The dancers ut lirst thought II was a joke when n young man with a clip low over his eyes and a In each hand Ktcpned out on the dance floor and commanded them to line up ut the lompliid when tint other entered land tired peveral shot Into One wom an saved diamonds valued at by Iroppltig tin m Into her cup of Quill widely known lies in scious condition at his home as the re sult of injuries received Tuesday utter Indicate thfll he suf fered a fracture of the skull and Hi1 outiTme of his pot be fore Irld ill this With James Dougherty another Plain vllltbuMnoss Stundlfonl was ut work on the PlalnvlhV Christian which IM to be The two men were uxlng crow bars to pry loow a brick chimney which was built on the outside n the The chim ney broke upder the pressure mid the falling brick truck the crow liar used by The crow birr flew up and struck Stundiford a heavy blim on the forehead and right The men at work in the attic of the edifice and It was necessary to bins the Injured man in a hammock am lower him through the small opening to the He was attended by Will Plalnville StamllfordH condition was re ported slllghtly Improved this He rallies nt times and talks with Ihoso it his bedside and then lapses hack Into a comatose Air Cadets Killed As Plain Hits Tree Exploding 3 June Thompson jf Jacksonville and fkiweii of flying veiv killed yiftuday when hvir airplane struck n Iree up during i loniHng flight at field nnrt the four bombs nnd the mnchlnewan ompletely i Announce A Substantial Reduction in the Prices j of their Cars Effective t June KEITH
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