Florida Journal, January 13, 1927

Florida Journal

January 13, 1927

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Publication name: Florida Journal

Location: Middletown, New York

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Florida Journal (Newspaper) - January 13, 1927, Middletown, New York VOi.UCVU-NO.Ml (MSB HEARS IN I NEWBURGH HOOK AND LADDER MEXICO AS 91 FAIi IN RIOTS MIDDLJ5TOWN ft FLORIDA, N. Y, JANUAKY W. 1M7. 12-00 PEK YEAR. 5c PEK COPY FROZEN DURING BLAZE 73 Victim Are Rebels, Oief Staf ttfffts BLAHE CATHOLICS FOR SPORADIC OUTBREAKS fattUei" "amf Lack LeatWsluB Is ISStUiersSlaii MEXICO CITY. JTan. 'l5_ Ninety one combatants, including 191 insurrectionists, have oeen kill- ed in clashes between federal troops ami insurgents growing nut of revolts ami disorders Jan. g the past two weeks, General Jose Al- varez, chief of staff to President Calles. has announced. Despite .increasing reporrs tnai revolutionary, activities are spread- ing in intensity throughout north- ern Mexican states.- Al- varez today maintained that the government was well able to cope with the situation. Eighteen federal soldiers lost their, lives in the engagements, the general said. He blamed the uprisings, which were aaid to without definite and HISTORIC MONTGOMERY HORSE THIEF nnr rTtnin J DETECTING SOCIETY IS NO MORE FIRE CLAIMS 9 BUILDINGS INNETOGH The historic and far-fameded among the 70 members 4 Ing Society, many flivvered mobile-infested finally ik'h had survived winters and auto summers, has to irend or the limes iis annual meeting lasr at the municipal nuild ing. .Moir.gonjery, wa3 voted 10 disband. It was felt that the society had lts in the treasury and ilif was divid- it will probably be spent for gas- oline. The society was a survival of many of its kind, which flourish ed In the horse age and did to curb theft of valuable stock In the old days the society crated In sending messengers a: ter horse thieves. In recover-in.; stoleu horses, and stock thieves. in prosecui Taken on South Water etreet Tuesday burgh, frozen, info a solid eipogure. conflict 'between Catholic I church and the Calles Kovern- ment. The fovernmental confirmation of the Tailings, coupled with re- ports of armed Catholic rev. its in three Mexican states in many quarters that the rehpious situation has reached its most ser- ious crisis since the promulgation of the governmental religious laws last July. WJule-ignoring the arrest and reported expulsion from the coun- trv of Partial spokesman for the Catholic epis- copate. Alvarez laid the blame for Ihe smouldering unrest to the episcopate. ice. this picta Haight. at Ladder of New-i BIGAMIST IS re shows the apparatus of the Brewster vu.. Ol wew. from father8 from further ravages in the section shown while the tall struc- COHYM Hard Cider is Cause and ft? Hj.il who have exten- fi-ely In the state, of Jalisco, have {attacked town' o'f ami burned the city hall, advices received today from Guadalajara said Municfpal authorities escaped capture byr fleeing with the offi- cial documents. One priest was re- ported to have been in the attack- ing party. The town -of Arrandas is nor- mally without garrison. Late dis- patches said :federal troops neighboring towns were in pursuit of the rebels. Dewnta Already Had Wife Wfcw He Married Mid- dlctownGM Because be renw 20 years ago he had bad some- o do with the of Clinton Denman by his foster- parents, residents of Surrimitvllie, Cnnntv "Judge.. Russell .Wiggins Effect on this OccasionjSJARpLAYERSIN BALL SCANDAL George Bogaih, Farmhand At Westtown Had Hectic Day Tuesday And It Now Resting Peacefully Within the Confiwi of The Comity Hoosegow At Goshen LANDIS FREES STORM KING HIGHWAY TO BE KEPT OPEN Plan New Road for Use When West Point Cadets Prac- tice on Big Cans ALBANY. Jan. 13.- A bill will be introduced soon in the legislature apprrpriatinij m >n- ey for the construction of a road" through the United States Military reservation at West Point In order that the closing of the famous Storm King highway will not he during the month of a portion ef the rna.l has been closed while the West Point cadets are engaged in artil- WALTER BROWN DECLINES THE APPOINTMENT Joho J. Toth, of Port Jeryis, May Be Offered Job of Commissioner of Jurors Appointment to the recently- ereated position of Commissioner of Jurors of Orange Count} has been declined by Walter G Frown of Goshen and the indication? are John J Totli. (1f Jnr- vis, foimer chairman of Board of Supervisors, will be offers the post before the week is out. Mr. Brown, who is clerk of the Fire Dircovered on Coldest street At a. m Under Control At 9 a. m. SURROUNDING TOWNS CALLED ON FOR HELP Eighteen Out of Town Compan- ies Including Two frcm Middletown Respond A disastrous fire, which" swept over the business sec- I rion of Newburgh Tuesday i morning, destroyed nine buildings, made 1C families homeless and caused dam- age estimated at The blaze, starting at o'clock, was not brought under control until A call for assistance to sur- rounding towns brought 18" outside fire companies to the aid of the Newburgh courts of Orange County, said terday afternoon i fire department. action> ad is of Westtown He to Westtown to call fhe state of runaway and a man-chase through tbe a- resalt The cause is to have been hard eider flow of action, which was terminated when State Tr-opeK flnaHy pouineed. upon Bbgash; Mon- day, involTed- heavfeg bricks from a bam roof at anyone within HRE TODAY Tuesday refused to sit in the rangef braadishing case in which the young man is bigamy. Although be permitted Denman to plead guilty. Judge Wiggins ruled that Special County Henry'. Mer- ritt Impose in in the face of Mrs. Kate Stonc and her 20-year-old son, thr.wing kerosene lamps about tee Stone farmhouse, a mad dash two miles --Bogash, of about 40 years, has bejn a fbreman-ofr a dairy farm operated by Mrs; Kate Stone, who some time ago teased the Robert Sayer farm Westtpwn. He had had some trou- le with Mrs. Stone's son before, bm; was taken back of his efficiency. Hard cider time came around, and ,it is alleged that on Monday, (Continued on Page Three) CoramiMioner Refuses to Be- lieu Story Told By RU- nd GandU He was sentence months in Goahcn jail to five He has Two Houses Gutted and Ten Persons Driven Oit n Night Clothes Visions Af a rival- ing that of Tuesday confronted New burgh firemen at 2 18 B'clock this inorning when they calted a flve alarm fire fit Ann add Clark streets Tea persons in night clothes had teen driven Into the snow-cover- ed sfeets. anl two frame houses were almost gutted before the flames were extinguished The damage has not been estimated. The house at No. 12 Clark Street was occupied hy Cocorhma .and family and Mr. in-1 Mrs. Louis Nelson, while the one next to It on the corner was occupied by Mrs Minnie Tollock. Mrs. Bessie Cohen, and three per-! "is rooming there. The origin the blaze was not determined BV It had spread through walls of both buildings before discov- ered. already serve.l six weeks which will be deducted from the sen- tence! Denman married Beatrice E. Berger in Ellenville on June 16 1923, and laid himself liable to a bigamy charge by marrying Mary Orvllla Hawkins, of Linden avenue. Middletown, on Novem- ber 18, 1926. The indictment followed speedily. The first wife was ,in court here yesterday ami repeatedly showed evidences of continued .love for the 26-year- old defendant. Harry T Crist of Middletown appeared for tbe defense and As- sistant District Attorney William J: Lamont for the prosecution. Denman used the name of Ken neth Countryman In marrying the Hawkins' girl, believing no crime was committed in the use of the alias. The flrsr wife is willing to forgive him following his pay- ment of'the debt he owes society for his offense, T. K BROWNIES TO RETAIN JOBS APRIL CONTY Y. M. C. A. SENTENCE IS CHANGEDFROM 3 TO 10 YEARS George E. Erb Broaght Back From Sini; Sing After Con. ceding Prior Conviction State Authorities Give Inspect- ors Extended Time to Find Other Work ALBANY, Jan, 13 _ Al. though sixty lix'of the motoi ve- hicle inspectors were to have bven dropped from the state police pa trol under the reorganization laws January 1, the story -was being In CouDt.y va- Stolidly, George E. Erb, a native of Tennessee, who, for a time was a soldier in West Point, County Judge Russell Wiggins Twenty" baseball players ac- ensed of questionable practices in connection with a series of games between Chicago and Detroit in J917, were exonerated today by Judge Kenesaw M-.Landis, high commissioner of baseball. Judge Landis' decision, handed out after consideration of evid- ence presented by the two accus- ing ballplayers, Charles Kisberg and Arnola Gandil and some thirty other play- ers who denied the charges, was given out in his office as prom-1 ised shortly after 10 a.m. today. "It is the finding of the com- Judge Landis' report said, "that the fund raised by the Chicago players about September 28, 1917, was not collected nor paid to the Detroit players for 'sloughing' to Chicago the games of September 2 and 3, i9l7 but was paid because of Detroit's beating Boston; thats.there was no of the September 2 and 3 games in 1917, nor of the Sep- tember 26, 27 and 28 ganes in terday afternoon that he na? given th Piihlir emmpnt in an pffort to rolWe and- lerv tarsret practice. (the subject consHcrable Motorists have often been has been promjifd i up on the Storm Kins hfchwav at present decision his hours durine every day in August, excepting- Saturdays and nrnct'tp was Jn sress, and the utmost inconven- ience apd deJav has been caused on the highway. Colonel Frederick Stuart state of Works, has been In of tn The blaze destroyed five buildings on Colden street i and four buildings on South Hef that no ritizon in >he county Street in the block should hold more than public from First street office. fo Broadway. During the tlon of annrov'trjatplv wnnM Jw nslcpd of the state When tbp Storm Kfne as hppn on of aro-pf nwt'cf. traffic has tnroiji'n the resorvsjfinrj foy ;11 "While the new rosiUon was of- fered to me soon af'Vt it was creat ed by the Supervisors. I delayed in my decision until now, to do the right thins in ihe Mr. Brown explair.c-1. "1 discussed the situation with bavii-g the power of mini, start I should not accept the proffer IVday I have definitely fire four firemen were sent to St. Luke's hospital with injuries, whiJe a score suf- mnor Shortly before noon the fire v was still burninar on both William Nixon, of the -New- department, stat> ed that it; would probably aJJ afternoon to and will hp of t of rnno nn a will affnrj a Previous attempts to make a