Lima News, June 18, 1924

Lima News

June 18, 1924

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Lima News, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1924, Lima, Ohio Lima AXD fOOaUMDIOCIUX HOME EDITION ED YEAR LIMA, OHIO. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 1924 PRICE THREE CENTS 0. CHARGES CITY CONSPIRACY WAN A MAKER COMMITS SUICIDE WAY CO. 15 DAYS ANSWER immission Acts on ;r Fraud Charge MPANY ALLEGED Bonds and Stocks Involved ic utilities commls- to determine wheth- Citj Street Railway per company" as T. Frysinger 613 ima, m his demand in of bond issue ill be aired before on at a date to be [pr. it was officially ednesday at Colnm- m mission on Wed- on Frysinger's pe- e Congressman John esenting street rail- 15 dajs in which swer to allegations lan. who announced rney, Clarence C. s action against the my is taken as a IIS INVOLVED eeks revocation o! Ama. City Street 0 issue ear six per cent id com- >e paid to Ttomas IP lailway in oper- :ity. ion filed -with the commission on inger alleges that 1 obtaining author iond issue asserted to be trans- its New hall in re- trept railway hold- nerly belonged to rir, and that the turned over: iterests never ac- thp property K 1 never conveyedrtl to convey title to Lima interest IK thaj; securities i for that purpose Fivbinger, who adequate transpor- provided Lima that Newhall in off ths holding on full pay- ing up title of thp bond issue was rep- lleged, as the rep- bondholders who ties when sold in it Toledo. Fry- are first intima lock was not is I and title passe oration. AL PLAYS SANTA TO HIS "GANG' Governor Al Smith, of New York, who figures as a prominent candidate at the coming Democratic convention, is shown distribut- ing presents to jioor and crippled children of New York's East Side at a "party" staged by the "Foster Mothers' Society." WOMAN IN RACE FOR GOVERNOR Texas Wife Becomes Candi- date to Vindicate Husband TEMPLE, Asso- ciated for vin- dication of Texas voters, Mrs. Mir- hands of Texas voters, Mrs. Mir- iam A. Ferguson, see her mother and her sister. Mrs. Edmund Mattblae Tues- day the woman's condition took a gradual turn for the worse and hospital authorities report her condition Id crave with death ex- pected hourly. who has been living with her mother since her estrangement from hei husband three months ago, ran to Mrs. Smith's side at the report of the shot. "I'll call a doctor and the daughter said. Mrs. Smith, terror stricken, replied. "He might stiH be here and he would shoot you f you went out to telephone." For several hours, until day- ijrht, the two women, alone with Marcella's infant son three other young children, remained in the room. At daylight Smith wrote a note to ft neighbor on the floor below calling for a doctor and po- lire. The note, attached to H metal' stopped to pick her up, the three men in the kidnapers' machine eped away and escaped. The girl was unharmed. McPherson promised jestertiajr he would recover the child that night or quit. Meanwhile, a relentleBB search goes on for the three kidnapers. Two suspects are held attd Mc- Phemnn, who In of the Ital- ian squad, is hoping to hnve all three behind the tonight. Crossing Menace Traced to Grudge of Railway CONTINUED WARFARE SEEN Conditions in Streets Held Worst in State Municipal campaign for elim- ination of grade crossing in Lima, which are held by tnlssioner Harold CunningkM the worst la the itate. received decided setback Thursday with charges by L. B. Colbert, freight agent and paymaster of the B< and O. Railway, of a conspiracy of city officials to deprive the B. and O. of city touilnees. Refusal of the uHlilty to meet the city's safety demands until some accordance In freight ments is ttndered the B. and O. by the city was intimated by Col- bert in conference at city hall with City Manager C. A. Bingham and Commissioner Cunningham. Colbert told officials that: CHAROEH Contractors working on city contracts told him that pressure had been brought to bear on them to receive their on other utilities other than the B. and O. Railway. city took away from the B. and 6. the shipments ot coal and paving materials to satisfy a personal grudge. "Higher ups" of ibe railroad feel there if a conspiracy of Lima officials and to dis- criminate agatast the B. and O. "The city's business his been taken away from js to satisfy a personal Colbert told Brngham and Cunningham in dia- cuMlng the company's repeated refusal to repair rroiRlngs in Lima despite tile flood of protests aired by Manager Bingham and city oomuilsBloners over the de- plorable condition of the cross- ings, especially at North-st. and Market-st, where approaches aro full of boles, and on the tracks the level boards have been worn several inrhec the of the tracks. "Higher ups in my company believe our road has been Blighted by the city in freight distribution." Colbert said. "The only way to reach an under- standing in for tho city to show a different attitude The last letter received from I WARFABR IS WAGED the klduapers by the father. Ed-1 Continual wnrfara W ward A Coral, candy store owner was a threat to kill the child and siep un-leRR he dropped from a taxlcab at a spot named by kidnapers. McPhenson and his men. how- ever, were making a last desper- ate effort to save Oina. He fol- up a "hoi took three police flyers 12 west of the city on Mlchigan'-rd and walled IH llfil IT ItfX.TN A touring car speeding toward Detroit was sighted and po- clothes hanger, suspended a rope marie of a torn bed .----I lire flyer starter} up in pursuit Jroml the officers began firing ened the neighbor the police. RACE AGAINST DEATJKOST Pennsylvania Man Swallowed up m Quicksand WIKESBARRE. Pa (By As- sociated Presst While his wife and children looked on helplessly. rescuers tried in yesterday to save Anthony Antanartia as he sank slowly in quicksand in the rear of hH home in Swogers- ville, three miles from here For two hours neiehhors with Fhoveis kept pace with him as his body was drawn Into the Band The best they could do was to LRNSE IIKAI'I'OIXTKU CINCINNATI Carl W. Lcnr. t'nlted States commissioner at Dayton. reappotnted tempor- arily by I'nlted States Judge Hlrkenlooper to serve until bin successor can be obtained Com- Lenz' term expired yes- terday Attorney John W. Kalb- fun, Dayton, has liee.n mentioned for the appointment but declined to accept it on account of busi- ness prtnnre. keep his bead free. As fast ax the was taken out he would sink lower Finally the quicksand head, smothering him Rescuers sank M wooden barricade around body and it wan remmed rlans stood by with pulmotors but could do nothing IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY Trial of W. G Warfleld, pool room proprietor at ISO E High- si. an a charge nf operating a game of chance by selling ball pools, in scheduled for hear- ing Thurkday Justice of M. Botkln Thursday. fleeing machine and Gina was loused out The happiness of the hounded for a week by threaten- ing letters and m.vHterlotis tele- phone rails, was without bounds A huge crowd of their Italian neighbors McPheton he cnme bark to the little randy store with the child The hiding place -where the kid- napers rom-oa'pd the girl was a farm went of here, according to police she had been threatened, with death several tlniep. bat came back home uninjured Many of let'em atid calls that came to the stricken family were police as more than one person attempted to extort money from Corgi by playing on hit love for his ch'ld. G. 0. P. SPEAKERS7BUREAU DIRECTOR IS APPOINTED CHICAGO Appointment of Everett Sanders, of Haute. Ind as the spefkerfT bureau of the Coolldge campaign committee, was announced today by William M Butler, chairman of the Republican national com- mittee. "Mr Sanders has consented to Bdid Hutlci Ho IIHH icn- (loied pimllar service in pnvioun lamiialKns lie was a member ot the 65th. flfith ftncl B7th congress and was re-elected to tho Hi- practiced law in Tcire for a number of RfcV. LOVE WOOSTER Rev W. Blalte of Sidnev. elected moder- ator of the Ohio Presbyterian the city against grade crossing! of other utilities beside the B ft O. has never materialized be- yond a continual exchange of correspondence and a conference, here between I. A. lames, gen- eral superintendent of the B. and O Hallway, and City Manager Bingham, at which lames prom- ised Bingham that all In the city would be repaired, claiming that at leant two weeks time would be required before material could be shipped to start the work, which has arver been started Lima grade