Washington Herald, September 12, 1924

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September 12, 1924

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Washington Herald (Newspaper) - September 12, 1924, Washington, Indiana THE DAILY EDITION GAZETTE AND HERALD SEPTEMB VOLUME XX NUMBER 112 IE IB wi NLIFE Prisoners Assigned to Factories And Will Be Put to Work Tomorrow Dressed in Denim With Heads Cropped By the Associated Sept JHehardixwbto told the world goodbye with a smile and started a lifetime behind prison In what they were told would be their last Interview with er men the slayers of young Jlobert Franks declared they had been told not to gald they were glad their contact with reporters was over and smilingly backed out of the presence of the Bearing the blue denim prison garb and jwlthj heads closely the youths presented little of the natty appearance affected In coun ty jail when brought before the news paper Warden Whitman has Jnst us this is the bast time we see said Nathan to a reporter Loeb That suits us Questions of how do you like It how did fast and have you enjoy brenk you any farewell message to send out were all met by and negative shakes the Guards said thatlhe boyg were ex hibiting a satisfactory attitude toward prison The boysate beef syrup and coffee for They were returned to soli tary confinement but a short time lat er were taken to the auditorium where a test day program was Loeb will be to one of the prison furniture factories and Leo pold In the rattan Warden Whitman announced this They go to work Pumps Operations Halted By Snake When Eugene a farmer of this vicinity went to a well on his place to pump water for his he could not get a drop and supposed the well had gone When boards wete removed and the pump several feet of water was The pump was then examined and a fourfoot black snake was tail inr the The snake I could not have gone down from top past the But Hoi lost it some suctim to draw a tail up into a pipe EVANSVILLE NOW CLAIUS POPULATION JF Sept is now a city of more than according 10 the new first since n Is listed city which is the The at that of two years an increase of Since tlie cityhas hadjio means that the city has ha 1 a steady and normal citys area given at ten and onehalf the sameas twp years as sessed valuation Is listed a 000 Tiriich Is an increase of in the past two y whfle tiullding permits have increased more since WashinjjtoiiB total public rolhnent for the Orst week semester shows a slight I icrease la with the John announced On Ins were registered in e building in the city with th ot the South ho said this inoro than SURRENDER OF ELEVEN THOU SAND OF KIANG6O TROOPS ALSO CLAIMED By the Associated The Cho kiang forces defending op erating on the front west of have captured the town of compelling the Kiangsu army in that sector to ful back towards Choagchow Headquarters of the Cheklang troops announced late today that about men of the Kiangsu army bad sur rendered at a point two miles south of The troops surrendering comprised the major part of the force defending the it Labor Pemier Will Hays Among Pershings Visitors on His Final Day in THREECENT CUT ii If E REDUCTION APPLIES JTO HIGH TEST AS WELL AS STAND ARD BRANDS i By the Associated Sept General Pershlng win be retired irom active service tonight at midnight by orders Issued and signed personally by President COolidge as commanderin chief of the army and navy of the United Hundreds of reserve officers took the opportunity to bid farewell to General A former cab inet officer and two Episcopal bifbops were among thenv They werejiten tenant Colonel Wilt tit SuU II forineV postmaster gen and Bishop Freeman pf the Washington diocese and BIshoji Brent of New formerly chief chaplain of the Washington owners of j motor ve hicles were jubilant todayj A reduction of three cefits In the price of all gasolines at etfery filling and service station in tha city was ordered become effective The price puts affect both standard and high testj The new price for the standard brands is sevenen cents and includes the tax of two cents line sold at filling stations here today at prices three cents less j than pre vailed yesterday the result of a price cut announced by the Standard Oil company of Indiana was followed generally by independent I The including the AGRICULTURAL COMMISSION PER LEO PERUSES CITY COMPAXi GETS BEQUEST FOB CATALOGUE FROM ALASKA The Is not so large after How The Leonard Range company is puttinp Washington on the mapis vividly demonstrated in the following letter received by the company under date of August 19 from Alaska I saw the first Leonard HiOven range a few days probably the only one in this I would like for you to sand me a catalogue and price j The naine of Andrew registered Is signed to the two cents state cents a gallon to 21 Kiwanians Name Man By the Associated of was elected district governor of Kiwanis clubs in state convention here Fort Wayne was selected for the 1025 con Now Capitalist Sept Premier Mae Donalds Investment of shares of preferred stocks has caused a furore In labor The London Daily Mail asserted that the premier become thd sec ond largest stockholder In the fam ous Scottish biscuit j Sir Alexander chairmaln of the Is a personal friend of the They met recentlly at but SirAlexander Tsaid yesterday that he knew nothirig of Premier MaeDonalds Downing street sources were nnaljle to supply any Information in the i mat Th epremlers both anti socialists and are m4kliis a fuss at what appears to be en listment to the ranks of but there is one suggestion made that the premier purchased the shares for a trust in which he personally Is not interested The premier also has offendeti the trade unionists by the publication of a new edition of his book on sdcial In the preface he denounces pub lic doles for the I and asserts that strikes and litigations of output arc no part of BOY IS FOUND INTOXICATKD S yearold boy was found In nn intoxi cated condition near White fiver herci by a He was i taken to headquarters for questioning as to where he obtained the HENRI DEAD Sept Henry aged bnsijness and a former commander foj the Indiana department of the Grand Alriny of the is dead at his SPILLS WATER ON BABY Chloe draig was canniug tomatoes this she accldcntly spilled boil ing water from n tea kettle jinto the fuce of her baby who was playing near tlie kitcheii The babys face is badly scajded but the injury though will not be a permanent i FATALLY BURNED IN SHOP Sept Oscar was fatally burned yester day In his dry cleaning establishment fumes from n gas pipe he was reiiair ing exploded and his clothing canght Gain in School Attendance Over Last Year Reported school en if the new regli tration snne ery school exception TheIn crease In anrollment in senior high school Is approximately But decrease of eighteen or twenty at theSouth Side a ration would have been Soipp The falling off in attendance at thisbuilding was due to the fact that a number of children who live near the corporation line and who have been enrolled in classes there now are ntentling the Jefferson east of South Thenetincrease inenrollment over last year runs from twent Superintendent Shipp i an exceptionally hear the primary the number of chil dren entailed ta MOB feB BOYS WIN Weaver and Walter Dyer took their calf club cnlves to the state fair and came home with a of the ribbons arid a little AVillis won second the In diana Jersey Calfs club wihtjliis heif er and third in the Indiana open class for junior yearling j Walter won fifth in the calf club fourth In the Indiana Weavers prizes amounted to and Dyers rj The Elnora Booster club gave each of the hoys in recognition of splen did IN PULASKF COUNT Charles for several years superintendent of the Marti4 county is principal this year of the high school at onle of the largest in Pulaski liarry a native of Martin Is teaching in the same AGE 102 BOBS Sei Jane Williams cell 102d birthday anniversary her day by ibaving her hair b obi SONNEL CONSIDERED AND PROGRAM DRAFTED Sept light valandar permitted Coolidge to devate a good deal of time Thurs day to study of the tariff commission report of the personnel of the commis sion he proposes to appoint to investi gate He was urged president of the Southern Tariff Asso not to order qredurtlon In the sugar tvhipti a majority of the commission has recom Kirbj said the President Indicated the sugar tariff question as presented to him by the commission carried many compllcntloi s and he was ing over the report selection personnel of the agriculture commission is being given much thought by He has drafted the program for the study he Details of this vere gone ever recently with Frank former Governor of III but It is not believed Lowden will be able to serve on the commis Workingman Slays Deputy to Avenge Socialists Murder By the Associated Armando Casall Fascist died in a hospital today from two revolver wounds infllct ted upon him this morninp by Giovanni when ar told Fascist militiamen that he had fired upon the deputy to avenge the death of Giacomo social ist in Canada Blocks Highway By the Associated NORT j Sept Telephone advices from Cochrane to day said j that a snowstorm hasbeen raging thfere since yesterday and that the town j almost is completely cut off from Drifts blocked TO APPEAR MpNDAV IN LOVE DAMAGE SUIT Sept James Sar geant de endant in a love balm suiti filed several weeks ago In circuit coi Alice Wilson niust ap pear in c turt next Monday to answer to a secodd paragraph the original complaint which was filed in circuit court This was the rul ing of th court to the re vised eomblnint Wordihg of the sec ond paragraph is practically a repltion of the It sets forth the al legation tpat the defendant agreed to marry theiplnlntiff within a reasonable Tht promise was not kept ac cording tq the because Sat grnat mnjlried Ruth JOHN R nfTER TO AT FORMERS MEETING The Pike county farmers picnic andbnr becue will be held at the Hornady one mile of here Sep tember picnic is underthe aus pices of tlie Farmers Federation and 800 pounds of meat will be barbecued by Mike a famous chef of John Etoora vice president 01 the state Tomato Growers association wil make one of the princi pal A county horse shoe pitching contest will be held and prizes awarded t parents I came from England ami her iafter fighting revlou READY FOU NEXT lilt New Orleans and Bos ton trim and sparkling from a rnbdown by the air service ma chaoics atBelling fieldlate were declared ready for the resump tion Saturday of the tronseontlnetal leg of the world flight A service will be given all three planes today when they are Uy Nelson and Wade In im exhibition tour over Washington us n feature of Day bni as for as engineering skill and cau tion could preparation of the bnsses as they are described oy the was completed neri Every strut and brace was examined minutely and and the eu were put through their SOUTH advantage two the plate the JEWELRY WINDOW Taking if the noise cf a passing nen hurled bricks through lass display windows of tlonary j br9nght his fi where she was Uy to Visit During serv ices at the Alf ord school house last eve a dozen robed and hooded mem bers of the Womens organization of the Kn Klnx Klan marched in and presented Jarboe with i purse for be used on the new church bnildingj being erected bandit was irho at to rob a restaurnn Xhursday where Kinsey was early INDHN SPRINGS HOME The Indian Springs residence prop erty occupied by Iloy Dillon and his family was destroyed by together with practically all of the Dillons household The house was a sixroom frame owned by a citizen 61 TO WHETSELL HOME All business and professional men of the city have been requested by president of the business mens association to meet at the city ball Saturday to march in a body to the borne ol TVbetseU to flay their last respects to of the shoe the Harry j Berg jewelry store this morning aijd seized about worth olwateheshnd jewelry and made their escape without being LIQUOR RUNNERS NEW high powered mdtor launch valued at with 250 cases of whisky was captured yesterday by n Parade to Be Organized at Court House Will Precede Observance of ington to Speak lETSEll RITES TBBLPR1TE BODY OF SHOE MERCHANT RE TURNED TO HOME FROM INDIANAPOLIS i The body of Leonard prominent Washington shoe who died at oclock Thursday morning In the Methodls hospital at Indianapolis after several weeks 111 ass from a kidney was brought to Washington this arriving on westbound Baltimore and Ohio train 3 at The widow and her three children motored througKTreach ing home during the The funeral services will be held at the family east Seventh and Walnut at oclock Satur day afternoon In of the pastor jof the First who is returning from the annual conference at Indianapolis to conduct the The services will be private but the body will lie until the hour of the fiuieraL Burial be In Oak Grove The all members of the official board of the church of the dead merchant vas a will be Elmer Dan and John Farmers Putting Fodder in Shock Sept With two light frosts already noted by farmers in sections of Gibson county and many indications present of an early the farmers are already beginning the cutting of corn which will be shocked for If fodder is to be cutting cannot be much longer In many fields the dents at the top of the grata are already Indicating that the ear may now safely harden In the Corn is already being shocked northeast of This causes the fermer to be apprehensive for his seed corn for next As Pike Gibson farmers are holding last years corn for seed for next marine pol ice after the craft had been fii ed and Two men were believed to baye drowned when they Jumped FIRE DEI 5TROIS TWO BUILDINGS IN IRELAND Fire destroyed the restaur int at four miles northwest f belonging to John early aart spread acr ss the the home of Jo cph Girl Slashed to Death on Street Ruby 10 years here Thurs day evening few minutes afterhav ing had her throat slashed from ear to The girl was walking along the street near her home with a man companion when suddenly the man was seen to break and run The girl staggered back a distance of about a block to fall She vas rushed to Marys rwhere death oceured in about fifteen She Is have left the home with a man named Tom Evans about half an hour before the murder took but lie is not thought to have been the guilty and ofllcers are scouring the city and surrounding county for 0 Mayor McCarty announced this afternoon that in ease rain contin ues to fall the Defense Day pro scheduled for Eastside will be held in the First Christian church Final arrangements were today by Lieutenant Franklin county and Mayor chairman of the general com mittee on for Washing tons observance of National Defense Test The formal program to be preceded by a parade will take place at East side Clearing skies thisafterr coon gave promise tOFa pleasant evening with the result that a large attend ance is The parade is promptly at oclock from the court house The old soldiers and War Mothers will ride in automobiles which have been provid ed for The procession will move south on Seventh to Walnut and east on Walnut to the The De fense day volunteers will All patriotic organizations and lodges also have been Invited to Citi zens likewise urged to Promises have been obtained of the services of three including the highschool As the demonstrationis to be a county not merely Washington large delegations from all parts of thy county jChe program the park will consist of music and a patriotic address by John a Washington Lieutenant Colonel Snider will Flags were flying everywhere about the city today In celebration of the first Defense Test which isa national movement and it has been rer quested that the flags be permitted to fly at being decided this is an occasion where flag tfay etiquette will nptbe violated by a night By the Associated Reviv al of and a rededication of lives of Americans for the country were called for by Alvin for mer national commander of the Ameri can In speaking at the Cprner stone laying of the permanent national headquarters of the Lesion here GETS CHARITY TRUST The city of Logansport has received in trust from the estate of Charles the income from which to be given annuallyto worthy charitable associa tions of the Winelngc Ills the building and was not awakened narrowly escaprtV was sleeping aljne it until the n fall origi The buildii County Telephone exchange Is located came did the oldjHar din hotel pr ly covered b om was almost ready to of the fire is unknown g in which the Dubois The loss is partlal r Gardens I milt the con are after four of the wondersof The figures are merely CORN WHEAT UP NEW Stimulated by export wheat four cents a bushel Corn also was up four due to heavy buying as the result unfavorable crop Third Death in Rum Gang Clash By the Sept Earl of this died at the hospital here early His death brought to three the Dum ber of fatalities resulting frqm a shoot ing affray fcetwecn alleged rival rum running gangs near Lafayette Wednes Total City Tax is Estimated at Washington owners real estate will pay taxes of a rate of in The levy on net toxables prob ably will be A rate of eightyeight cents Tn the city of Washington to meet the cost of street and alley Intersection construc tion accounts for the two different Owners of personal property it Is will not hare to pay the special improvement assess Of the total ratesv not all the various unltfe of government having their levies to theeounty The several levies mailing np tha total rates follow City of Washing special 88 cents gravel road bond and Interest and 42 cents Bounty general 38r township and M cents school llbraty and estimat ;